Christian Barnhill joined the Stevenson men's basketball staff as a graduate assistant prior to the 2017-18 season.
Barnhill served as a student manager at the University of Southern Mississippi, a member of Conference USA for the past four seasons, the last three as head manager under coach Doc Sadler. Along with primary duties of managing equipment and assisting with drills during practice, Barnhill assisted with video operations, scouting, scheduling, team travel and on-court player development. He was involved with recruiting, social media and unofficial and official recruiting visits. Barnhill assisted with fundraising through the Southern Miss Hardwood Club, and was instrumental in the planning and organization of Southern Miss' basketball camps.
Barnhill, who attended Southern Mississippi on a Leadership Scholarship, graduated in May, 2017 with a degree in Sports Coaching Education. He also worked on campus in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions and was an active member of the Physical Education Majors Club. Barnhill will work towards his Master's in Communication Studies at Stevenson.