College - Cal State - Sacramento
An eight-year WNBA coaching veteran, Steve Shuman joins the San Antonio Silver Stars as assistant
coach in 2011.
Shuman previously served as assistant coach and video coordinator for the Sacramento Monarchs
from 1999-2008, helping guide the team to the 2005 WNBA Championship and back-to-back Western
Conference titles in 2005 and 2006. He began his career with the Monarchs as video coordinator for
two seasons before taking on the role of assistant coach.
During his time with the Monarchs, Shuman maintained dual roles while working with the Sacramento
Kings during the WNBA off season. He began his career in professional basketball as an assistant video
coordinator for the Kings in 1997 and maintained this role through the 2006 season when he was
promoted to minor league scout. He also worked as an advance scout for the Cleveland Cavaliers
(2009) and New Orleans Hornets (2010).
Shuman earned his degree in education from California State University Sacramento in 1989 and
began his coaching career as an assistant basketball coach at Jesuit High School in Sacramento (1989-
91). He then served six seasons as head coach at Trinity High School in Las Vegas, Nev. (1991-97) before joining the Kings.