WEEK 11: WHoopDirt.com Coach of the Week presented by Just Play Solutions

Congratulations to the following coaches who have been selected as the Week 11 WHoopDirt.com Coach of the Week presented by Just Play Solutions. These coaches are now eligible to receive the WHoopDirt.com National Coach of the Year Award presented by Just Play Solutions which will be announced at the conclusion of the 2022-23 college basketball season.

This is the fourth season that WHoopDirt.com has run the Coach of the Week and Coach of the Year programs. The list of 2022-23 Coach of the Week winners, as well as previous Coach of the Year winners can be found below this week’s recipients

To nominate coaches for future weeks, please email [email protected] with your selection(s).

The Week 11 winners are:

NCAA D1: Dawn Staley – University of South Carolina

Weekly Record (Overall): 2-0 (20-0)
Past week’s results: 96-48 W at Vanderbilt, 92-46 W vs Arkansas.
Highlights: Two more dominant SEC wins for Staley and the Gamecocks last week have pushed their record to 20-0 (8-0 SEC). In the Arkansas game, the Gamecocks’ +57 rebounding margin set a new program record, and their 74 total rebounds setting a new program high in an SEC game. Dating back to last season, USC has now won 25 games in a row.

NCAA D2: Carrie Eighmey – University of Nebraska at Kearney

Weekly Record (Overall): 2-0 (18-3)
Past week’s results: 86-54 W at Emporia State, 55-51 W at Washburn.
Highlights: UNK won two big MIAA games on the road last week and are now 18-3 and 11-2 in the league. The 16th ranked Lopers are now winners of 5 in a row, and are a perfect 10-0 on the season at home.

NCAA D3: Cameron Hill – Trinity University (TX)

Weekly Record (Overall): 2-0 (19-0)
Past week’s results: 96-46 W vs Centenary, 96-38 W vs St. Thomas.
Highlights: The #1 ranked D3 team in the country continued their undefeated start to the season, winning two games last week by an average margin of 54 points. Trinity is now 10-0 in the SCAC on the season, and on a 36-game winning streak in the league.

NAIA: Courtney Boyd – Clarke University (IA)

Weekly Record (Overall): 3-0 (18-2)
Past week’s results: 85-48 W vs William Penn, 90-51 W at Graceland, 83-75 W at Grand View.
Highlights: Boyd’s #8 Pride enjoyed a perfect 3-0 week, and have now run their record to 18-2 on the season. They are also on an 11-game winning streak and have not lost a game at home this year (10-0).

JUCO: Jason Nichols – Morton College

Weekly Record (Overall): 2-0 (18-0)
Past week’s results: 111-44 W vs McHenry County, 107-30 vs Prairie State.
Highlights: Nichols’ Morton squad took over the #1 ranking in NJCAA D2 this week, after adding two more W’s to the win column. On the season, Morton is outscoring their opponents by 42ppg, and in their 4 Skyway games, they are winning by an average margin of 62.75.

2022-23 WHoopDirt.com Coach of the Week Winners:

Week 1

NCAA DI: Carrie Moore – Harvard University
NCAA DII: Charlie Avercamp – Hillsdale College
NCAA DIII: Cherri Harrer – Baldwin Wallace University
NAIA: Alico Dunk – Stillman College
JUCO: MJ Baker – Eastern Florida State College

Week 2

NCAA DI: Ashleen Bracey – UIC
NCAA DII: Taylor Harris – Fort Lewis College
NCAA DIII: Lynn Hersey – Smith College
NAIA: Darrick Matthews – University of Science and Arts
JUCO: Kim Muhl – Kirkwood Community College

Week 3

NCAA DI: Larry Vickers – Norfolk State
NCAA DII: Grahm Smith – Lenoir-Rhyne University
NCAA DIII: Juli Fulks – Transylvania University
NAIA: Jeff Hans – Thomas More University
JUCO: Tanya Kaufmann – Western Technical College

Week 4

NCAA DI: Teri Moren – Indiana University
NCAA DII: Jenepher Banker -Daemen University
NCAA DIII: J.R. Fredette – Albertus Magnus College
NAIA: Candace Walker – St. Thomas University
JUCO: Clenita “Penny” Belford – Pensacola State College

Week 5

NCAA DI: Tricia Cullop – Toledo University
NCAA DII: Stephanie Lawrence Yelton – University of West Florida
NCAA DIII: KJ Krasco – Middlebury College
NAIA: Bill Harmsen – Dordt University
JUCO: Riley Maye – Harcum College

Week 6

NCAA DI: Kim Mulkey – LSU
NCAA DII: Kerry Phayre – Assumption University
NCAA DIII: Maria Williamson – University of Chicago
NAIA: Ginger High Colvin – Campbellsville University
JUCO: Jamarra Robinson – Indian River State College

Week 7:

Christmas Holiday – no winners announced

Week 8:

New Year’s Holiday – no winners announced

Week 9

NCAA DI: Kevin McGuff – Ohio State
NCAA DII: Kari Pickens – Ashland University
NCAA DIII: Keri Carollo – Wisconsin-Whitewater
NAIA: Mike Davis – Central Methodist University
JUCO: Angelica de Paulo – Eastern Arizona College

Week 10

NCAA DI: Jacie Hoyt – Oklahoma State
NCAA DII: Justin Payne – Georgia Southwestern
NCAA DIII: Randi Henderson – Washington University in St. Louis
NAIA: Kellie Kennedy – Loyola University of New Orleans
JUCO: Olivia Gaines – Richard Bland College

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