Emma Ridley is in her first season as an Islanders student assistant coach.
A Former standout player for Graystone at Texas A&M - Corpus Christi, Ridley was the Southland Conference Newcomer of the year in 2009 and a First Team All-Southland member in both 2009 and 2010.
She helped the Islanders improve their record both years she played, including winning double-digit matches as a senior, the first time since 2004 that the team had done so. The Southland Conference win total during her senior season was also the second-most league wins in school history.
In addition to her duties on the court, Ridley will also prepare scouting reports, evaluate prospects, assist with team travel and game video exchange.