Mississippi State women’s basketball head coach Vic Schaefer announced Monday that Dionnah Jackson-Durrett has been promoted to associate head coach. “Dionnah has been instrumental in the success of our program,” said Schaefer. “Each year, she’s continued taking on more responsibilities, and her promotion to Associate Head Coach alongside Johnnie Harris is well deserved and earned. We are
Reneisha Hobbs, an Auburn women’s basketball letter-winner and member of the 2009 SEC Championship team, has joined Coach Terri Williams-Flournoy’s staff as special assistant to the head coach, it was announced Monday. Hobbs returns to The Plains after spending the last three years at Alabama State as an academic advisor and Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) advisor
Cherie Cordoba has been hired as an assistant coach for the LSU women’s basketball team, head coach Nikki Fargas announced on Wednesday. Cordoba, a native of Australia, brings two decades of collegiate and international coaching experience to the table, including the last five seasons at Buffalo. “I’m excited to welcome Cherie to our coaching staff,”
University of Tennessee Director of Athletics Phillip Fulmer announced Tuesday that 1999 UT graduate and women’s basketball standout Kellie (Jolly) Harper has been chosen as the new head coach of the Lady Volunteers. She will be formally introduced at a press conference on campus Wednesday. The university and Harper have agreed to a five-year contract with annual
According to a report from @GoodmanHoops, Tennessee has parted ways with Head Women’s Basketball Coach Holly Warlick. Warlick posted a 172-67 in her seven seasons after taking over for Pat Summitt. She was a three-time All-American at Tennessee playing for Summitt from 1976-1980. She returned to the Vols bench as an assistant coach in 1985.
Missouri Women’s Basketball (18-7, 7-4) cruised to a 69-46 victory over Vanderbilt (6-17, 1-9) on Sunday afternoon at Mizzou Arena. With the win, head coach Robin Pingeton recorded her 500th career victory as the Tiger improved to 6-0 at Mizzou in SEC play. She now has 165 victories during her seven plus seasons at Missouri.
USA BASKETBALL – In recognition of her leadership of the gold medal winning 2018 USA Basketball Women’s World Cup and 2018 USA Basketball Women’s National teams, Dawn Staley (South Carolina) today was announced as the 2018 USA Basketball National Coach of the Year. Staley not only led the USA to a 6-0 record at the 2018 FIBA
Mizzou Athletics has extended the contract of Head Women’s Basketball Coach Robin Pingeton four years, ensuring she will be on the Mizzou sideline through the 2024-25 season. In her ninth season, Pingeton has built Mizzou into a consistent Top-25 team program, leading the Tigers to three consecutive NCAA Tournaments for the first time since 1984-86.
Katherine Graham, who most recently served as an assistant coach at the University of Virginia, has been named Georgia’s Director of Player Personnel and Women’s Basketball Administration, head coach Joni Taylor announced. Graham has spent the last two seasons in Charlottesville, Virginia and helped guide the Cavaliers to a 20-win campaign in 2016-17 and a
Only one coach has guided his team to the national championship game the past two years in women’s basketball, and that’s Mississippi State’s Vic Schaefer. On Monday, Mississippi State rewarded the Naismith National Coach of the Year’s efforts with a new four-year contract following back-to-back Final Fours and numerous national coach of the year accolades.