Hernandez joins Dan Durkin and Kristeena Alexander on first-year Head Coach Susan Robinson Fruchtl's staff.
Kristeena Alexander joined the Providence College women's basketball staff as an assistant coach on April 18, 2012. She embarks on her first season with the Friars during the 2012-13 campaign.
Alexander comes to Providence after one season as an assistant at UNC Greensboro (2011-12). Prior to her stint at UNCG, Alexander was an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at George Washington University for three seasons (2008-11). During her time with the Colonials, she was instrumental in the recruitment of two classes that were ranked among the top-50 in the nation by ESPN HoopGurlz in 2009 and 2010.
Alexander was a member of Robinson Fruchtl's staff at Saint Francis (Pa.) during the 2007-08 campaign. That year, she served as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator for the Red Flash. She assisted with the recruitment of two student-athletes who went on to earn All-Northeast Conference honors, including Samantha Leach, who was named NEC Player of the Year in 2011.
Alexander attended George Mason as a freshman (1996-97) and earned Colonial Athletic Association Rookie of the Year honors, but finished her undergraduate degree and playing career at George Washington University (1997-00). She earned her bachelor's degree in human services from GWU in 2000. During her three seasons playing for the Colonials, Alexander was a two-time All-Atlantic 10 selection and was named the league's Sixth Player of the Year in 2000. She also helped guide George Washington to consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances in 2000 and 2001.
Alexander played for the Washington Mystics of the WNBA in 2003. She also played professionally in Denmark prior to beginning her coaching career.
In 2010, Alexander completed the Black Coaches & Administrators' Achieving Coaching Excellence program. She also is a member of the BCA and the Women's Basketball Coaches Association.