Alan Whitehead
Alan Whitehead
Title: Assistant Coach
Phone: 540-261-8421
Email: alan.whitehead@svu.edu

Alan Whitehead is going into his second year as theassistant varsity coach for the men’s basketballprogram at Southern Virginia University. He played basketballfor Ricks College (now BYU-Idaho) where he was an NJCAA AcademicAll-American. Whitehead previously coached in the new Athleticsprogram at BYU-Idaho after intercollegiate sports wereeliminated.

Whitehead also serves as the Director of Admissions forthe university responsible for the enrollment of all new students.He is currently a Ph.D student studying Industrial/OrganizationalPsychology. He plans to focus his dissertation research on PositivePsychology and Humor Studies. He earned an MBA from ArgosyUniversity in Denver and his undergraduate degree in BusinessManagement from BYU-Idaho. Whitehead served as an LDS missionary inHouston, Texas.

Alan and his wife, Nina, reside in Buena Vista with theirdaughter, Azalea.