Meet the Coaches

Jamie Grant, Hunt Seat Coach

Jamie Grant 

Rebecca Shirley, Western Coach


Dr. Kristine Vernon, Team Advisor


Dr. Vernon grew up in North Carolina's horse industry showing in local and A hunter shows, AQHA all around events and 4-H, and continued to show hunters in graduate school in Michigan.  Dr. Vernon serves as the Director of the Horse Program at Clemson University, leading the activities of the Equine Center, SC 4-H Horse Project and the Equine Business classes within the Animal and Veterinary Sciences department.  Dr. Vernon has helped to facilitate the recent growth of the equestrian team at Clemson, increasing riding opportunities and improved training facilities.  She looks forward to the 2014 Post Season IHSA events to watch the Tiger Equestrians succeed in both the hunter and western divisions.