Chelsea Mangino has served in the role of Director of Basketball Operations for the program since 2016. Mangino organizes travel and recruiting, runs summer camps, oversees team meals, handles scheduling, and helps make sure all aspects of the program run smoothly.
While earning a Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies and a Master of Teaching in Elementary Education at the University of Virginia, Mangino served four years (2010-14) as a student manager with the Cavaliers men's basketball program under Tony Bennett. After graduation, Mangino spent a year teaching at an elementary school in Charlottesville. She then joined Coach McKay at Liberty in 2015 as a graduate assistant. Mangino also completed a Master of Business Administration from Liberty in 2018.
Mangino loves the Lord and is passionate about creating environments for people to thrive. Mangino grew up in Colorado and is the daughter of longtime collegiate and professional men's basketball coach, Larry Mangino, and educator, Ann Mangino. Her sister, Grace Mangino, is on staff with Liberty Women's Basketball.