|Position:||Women's Basketball Director of Information Technology|
Roderick (R.J.) Hunter is entering his first season as the video coordinator. Hunter will be responsible for all video related functions associated with the team. Amongst other tasks, his duties include breaking down game film, scouting, constructing player development videos and producing the team’s highlight video.
Prior to becoming the video coordinator at Duke, Hunter served in a similar position for the women’s basketball team at University of the Pacific. As the video specialist, he was responsible for breaking down scout film for the assistant coaches and staff, creating shot location chart output window for player analysis, designing an output to chart the correlation between wins and certain statistics, as well as many other duties relating to statistics and video. Hunter and the Tigers downed Gonzaga on the road in 2016, which was Pacific’s second in Spokane since joining the West Coast Conference in 2013-14, the most by any visiting WCC member. Pacific is one of just five programs with multiple road wins at the McCarthy Center since it opened in 2004-05 (Stanford 3, Pacific 2, Saint Mary’s 2, USC 2, Washington State 2).
Hunter began his collegiate basketball career with the University of San Francisco women’s basketball team, as the assistant video coordinator. During his tenure, he gained valuable experience in statistics coding, film analysis and player scouting. His specific experiences include live-coding practices as well as home and away games using sports code, helping facilitate film sessions with the players and coaches and assisting the associate coach with post season scouting.
He was a part of the Dons returning to the postseason after a 13-year hiatus as San Francisco finished runner-up at the West Coast Conference tournament.
In the spring of 2013, Hunter served as an assistant coach for AAU Boys Basketball Team USA. He was responsible for player development of guards, statistics recording and reporting and assisting with administrative duties such as maintaining players’ paperwork and monitoring team funds.
Hunter earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation & Sport Management, with a minor in Communication, from the University of Arkansas in 2012. He would go on to earn his Master’s Degree in Sport Management from the University of San Francisco in 2015.
Originally from Little Rock, Ark., Hunter now resides in Durham, N.C.