Administrative Assistant Claudette Canady
Claudette Canady has been working at the College for 21 years and is the Administrative Assistant for both the men’s and women’s basketball programs.
Coming from an athletic family, she is a former all-district basketball player and MVP at West Point High School in Virginia. Her brother, “Duke” Thorpe had a fine career at West Point High School where his jersey (No. 33) was retired, and the student section was named after his jersey number. He also enjoyed an outstanding career at Virginia Tech. Her sister, Lisa, also had a fine basketball career at West Point as well as her daughter Leslie and nephew Andre. Her niece Jacquelyn and nephew Elliott are also active in sports in Florida. In the past, Claudette has traveled with the men’s team to Hawaii twice, New Orleans, Kansas, Texas, California, Arizona and New Mexico.
Outside of basketball, she enjoys cooking, working in the yard, sewing, is the Church Clerk and Secretary of Mt. Nebo Baptist Church in West Point, Va., and also sings in the church choir.