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Head Coach

Peace Shepard Easton

Peace Shepard Easton joined FTCC Athletics as the head women’s basketball coach in June 2021.

Easton, a native of Jacksonville, N.C., comes to Fayetteville Tech after a seven-year stint as the head girls’ basketball coach at Holly Springs High School. She recorded over 100 wins, earning conference coach of the year honors three times and leading the program to four conference championships and five state playoff appearances.

Easton lettered four years at N.C. State, where she played for legendary coach Kay Yow. She was a part of the 1998 Wolfpack squad that reached the NCAA Final Four.

Easton earned her bachelor’s degree in Sociology from N.C. State in 1998. She spent the next three years playing professional basketball overseas, making stops in Italy, Ecuador, Brazil, Finland, Honduras and Greece.

In her off-court career, Easton works in health services.

She and her husband, Marcus, have been married 20 years. The couple have one daughter, Heaven MarKayla.

eastonp@faytechcc.edu, 910-678-1039

Richard Young
Assistant Coach

Richard Young