Kevin Lynum joined the Lady Builder family prior to the 2015-16 season, and is no stranger to the NAIA women’s basketball landscape, having served as the First Assistant Coach at Warner University (Lake Wales, Fla.) during the 2013-14 season. Under Lynum’s guidance, the Royals improved their season record by nine wins overall, and three wins The Sun Conference. Lynum coached two “The Sun Conference” All-Conference players, and was responsible for overseeing post player development; developing All- Conference player, Marie Fleurival.
Lynum stepped away from the college game due to a coaching change at Warner prior to the 201415 season he led Fort Clarke to a Division Championship.
Prior to Warner Lynum held a brief teaching stint at Edward H. White High School in Jacksonville, Fla., which followed an eight-year U.S. Army stint as a paratrooper and broadcast operations supervisor at the U.S. Army Special Operations Command in Fort Bragg, N.C. He was honorably discharged in early 2013 after a 15-month tour in Iraq, and a four-year term as the Artistic Director for the U.S. Army Soldier Show.
While serving overseas, Lynum coached basketball at Fort Belvoir where he led his team to three straight regular season championships. Shortly after he was re-assigned to Fort Bragg, Lynum accepted the position of head freshman basketball coach at Overhills High School, and led the Jaguars to a 6-2 season.
“I have never been anywhere where I have not had the opportunity to coach the game I love,” said Lynum who has been stationed in Colorado, Washington D.C., Virginia, Maryland, and North Carolina.
In 2011, Lynum established the Florida Suns, a girls’ basketball organization that sponsors six teams that compete competitively across the nation. The organization is now a nationally-renowned college showcase girls’ basketball team that competes around the country.
Lynum is currently pursuing a doctorate in education with an emphasis in educational leadership at Southwestern College. He already holds a master of business administration from Warner University and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from American Military University.