Chris Sanford
Chris Sanford
Title: Assistant Coach
Phone: 205.391.2459
Email: csanford@sheltonstate.edu

Chris Sanford enters his 18th season with the Lady Buccaneers with an impressive record of 497-87 (85%), twelve championships (2002, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017 and 2018), and three runner-up finishes (2003, 2004, 2005). Coach Chris has helped the Lady Bucs reach at least 20 wins each year in his tenure, with ten of those teams making the 30-win mark. He helps with all aspects of the program as well as sports information.  A native of Glencoe, Alabama, Coach Chris graduated from the University of Alabama in 1999 with a B.A. in History. He worked at the University of Alabama Golf Center for 10 years serving as the Assistant Golf Professional before joining the Lady Buccaneers’ program.  Coach Chris is married to Christa Grizzle Sanford, former Shelton State cheerleading coach and now the co-ed cheer coach at the University of Alabama.