Ray Stewart
Assistant Women's Basketball Coach
(801) 422-7682
MCA 208

Current Position - Assistant Coach - Women's Basketball, 2011-present

  • Since joining the coaching staff for the 2011-12 season, the Cougar team has posted eight 20+win seasons and has gone to the NCAA tournament six times, including a Sweet Sixteen finish during the 2013-14 season.
  • The team has also participated in two WNIT postseason appearances that saw the team advance to the Third Round during the 2012-13 campaign.
  • While at BYU, the team has also won two West Coast Conference regular-season titles (2015-16, 2021-22) and three WCC tournament crowns (2018-19, 2014-15, 2011-12).
  • During his time at BYU, six players have been named Players of the Year, four have been named Defensive Players of the Year, three have been named Newcomers of the Year and at the end of the 2021-22 season, there were 37 all-conference player honorees
  • Back-to-back NCAA Tournament bids (2020-21, 21-22)
  • Won the West Coast Conference regular-season championship in 2021-22
  • No. 20 final AP Top 25 ranking (2021-22)
  • Spent 16 consecutive weeks in AP Top 25 – most in school history (2021-22)
  • Most wins in the regular season (25) in program history (2021-22)
  • Five wins against Power 5 opponents (Arizona State, Florida State, West Virginia, Utah, Washington State - 2021-22)


  • Earned a bachelor's degree in behavioral science from UVU
  • Working on master's degree in education from University of Phoenix

Prior To BYU

  • Head coach of Wasatch High School's girls' basketball team
  • Director of Coaching and Skill Development at Utah Flight Basketball
  • Coached Dos Pueblos High School's boys' basketball team
  • Assistant coach of men's basketball team at UVU (formerly UVSC)

Playing Career


  • Played professionally for Sweden and Brazil


  • Played for University of California Santa Barbara under Jerry Pimm 1990-92
  • Played for UVSC 1989-90
  • Played for BYU Hawaii 1988-89

High School:

  • Played high school basketball at Perth Amboy High School

Career Highlights


  • Averaged 5 points, 1.6 rebounds and 1.4 assists per game at UC Santa Barbara
  • Averaged 16 points, 3.3 assists and 2.4 rebounds at UVSC
  • Recorded a school-record 3.1 steals per game at UVSC
  • Received all-region and all-conference honors at UVSC
  • Named team's outstanding player at UVSC

High School:

  • High school basketball All-American
  • Averaged 18.3 points, 7.6 rebounds, and 7.8 assists per game
  • Earned all-state, all-county and all-league honors
  • Lettered in baseball and football


Perth Amboy, N. J.


  • Married to Denise
  • Has four children
  • Lives in American Fork
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