A source familiar with the situation confirmed the interview for Summitt, who already has spoken with a school official about the opening.
The source requested anonymity because the interview hasn’t been made public.
The 22-year-old Summitt just completed his first season as an assistant coach at Marquette. The Golden Eagles’ season ended last Friday with a 61-59 loss to Northern Iowa in the first round of the WNIT.
Summitt is the son of former Tennessee women’s basketball coach Pat Summitt, who now is the Lady Vols’ head coach emeritus.
Coastal Carolina is looking to replace Alan LeForce, who retired earlier this month after 16 seasons.
Coastal Carolina went 13-16 this season, 8-10 in the Big South Conference. Its season ended with a 64-60 loss to Gardner-Webb in the Big South Championships in Conway, S.C.