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.
A familiar face is returning to the Mississippi State women’s basketball sideline, as Elena Lovato is rejoining the program as the Bulldogs’ new assistant coach. Lovato, who served on Vic Schaefer’s staff the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons and had a hand in recruiting many of the players from State’s last two National Finalist teams, returns
Aaron Kallhoff has been hired as an assistant coach for the LSU women’s basketball team, head coach Nikki Fargas announced. Kallhoff brings 15 years of collegiate coaching experience to the table, including the last three seasons at TCU. “I’m excited to welcome Aaron onto our staff,” said Fargas. “He possesses a relentless work ethic, is
Ole Miss women’s basketball head coach Yolett McPhee-McCuin has finalized her coaching staff for the 2018-19 season with the addition of new assistant coach Chris Ayers. “Chris Ayers will be one of the best relationship builders in the country,” McPhee-McCuin said. “He has grassroots experience and is great with player development, and his communication skills
After turning around the women’s basketball program at Jacksonville University, Yolett McPhee-McCuin has been tabbed the ninth head coach in Ole Miss history, as announced Wednesday by Vice Chancellor for Intercollegiate Athletics Ross Bjork. McPhee-McCuin will be publicly introduced on Friday at noon CT in The Pavilion, and all Ole Miss fans are invited to
Ole Miss and head women’s basketball coach Matt Insell have mutually agreed to part ways, it was announced Friday by Vice Chancellor for Intercollegiate Athletics Ross Bjork. “Coach Insell inherited a very difficult situation in 2013, and we appreciate his focus and hard work over the last five years,” Bjork said. “In our final analysis,
Women’s Basketball Hall of Famer Bridgette Gordon, who helped Tennessee capture two of its eight NCAA titles in the sport as a student-athlete, has returned to her alma mater as an assistant, UT Head Coach Holly Warlick announced on Thursday. Gordon, a 1988 U.S. Olympic gold medalist, comes to Rocky Top from Wichita State, where