Bakpoto Sawi is in his third year as an assistant coach for the Northern Virginia Community College women's basketball program.
Sawi comes to NOVA from the Skills Society in Upper Marlboro, Md., where he coached middle and high school student-athletes. He provided training for student-athletes of all skill levels and coached them to improve their skills on the court.
During Sawi's playing days he attended Alleghany College of Maryland from 2013-15. As a freshman he played in 11 games and scored a season-high 19 points against Monroe Community College. Also against MCC, Sawi pulled down 10 rebounds for his first collegiate double-double.
Sawi lives in Beltsville, Md.