Coaching Staff

Head Coach

Coach Chris Lovell

Contact Information:
Email: clovell@bpcc.edu

Assistant Coach

Brandon Espinosa is in his first year at Bossier Parish Community College. Coach Espinosa comes to BPCC after a historic year at Ranger College in Ranger, Texas. While at Ranger Espinosa helped head coach Billy Gillispie orchestrate the biggest turnaround in college basketball history. Ranger went from 2-23 the previous year to 35-3, making the NJCAA national tournament and a Final Four appearance for the first time in the schools 90 year history. Prior to Ranger Espinosa was an assistant and player development coach with the Dallas Mavericks NBA D-League affiliate Texas Legends from 2013-2015.

Espinosa is a native of Houston, Texas. He played basketball at Dallas Christian College and graduated with a degree in business.

Assistant Coach

Taylor Wade is in his first year at Bossier Parish Community College. Coach Wade comes to BPCC from Prestonwood Christian Academy in Plano, Texas where he was assistant coach from 2014-2016. While at Prestonwood, Wade helped BPCC head coach Chris Lovell win the schools fourth and fifth consecutive State Championships. Wade was an important part of developing multiple players who are now playing college basketball at schools like Mississippi State, Vanderbilt and more.

Wade is from Arlington, Texas. He graduated from Baylor University in 2013 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech Communications.

Assistant Coach

Brance Davenport starts his second year as assistant basketball coach with Bossier Parish Community College. Brance attended Bossier Parish Community College for his freshman (2007-2008) and sophomore (2008-2009) year. During his sophomore year at BPCC Brance averaged 15.6 points a game, 6.8 rebounds and was ranked 10th in scoring in Region XIV.

After attending BPCC Brance then went on the attend LSU Shreveport where he recorded a career-high 50 points on 18-of-27 shooting, including 5-of-10 from 3-point land against Southwestern Assemblies of God (Texas) on February 7, 2011. His performance in the 112-88 win surpassed LSU Shreveport's school record for most points in a single game. In addition, 50 points is the most any player has scored in the NAIA that season. In his final two season with LSUS Brance averaged 13 points his junior year and 15 points his senior year, totaling 959 points in his two seasons.