WEEK 14: WHoopDirt.com Coach of the Week presented by Just Play Solutions

Congratulations to the following coaches who have been selected as the Week 14 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 14 winners are:

NCAA D1: Kenny Brooks – Virginia Tech

Weekly Record (Overall): 2-0 (20-4)
Past week’s results: 73-61 W at #22 NC State, 84-70 W vs #19 Florida State.
Highlights: Brooks #11 Hokies picked up two Top-25 wins last week, and have moved into 3rd place in the ACC (10-4). VT is also on a 4-game winning streak, and sports a 12-1 record at home.

NCAA D2: Mike Williams – Grand Valley State

Weekly Record (Overall): 2-0 (22-2)
Past week’s results: 60-43 W vs #24 Michigan Tech, 64-52 W vs Northern Michigan.
Highlights: Grand Valley increased their lead to two games in the GLIAC with a win over 2nd place Michigan Tech on Thursday. GVSU closed the week with a milestone victory for Williams, as he earned the 200th W of his career.

NCAA D3: Kendra Whitehead – Hardin-Simmons University

Weekly Record (Overall): 2-0 (21-2)
Past week’s results: 59-44 W at Ozarks, 120-66 W at McMurry.
Highlights: With two more wins last week, HSU remained undefeated (16-0) in the ASC and ran their winning streak to 18-games. In win at McMurry, Whitehead’s squad set the program record with 19 3’s made, and scored over 120 for the first time since 2009.

NAIA: Brenita Jackson – Texas Wesleyan

Weekly Record (Overall): 3-0 (23-3)
Past week’s results: 88-71 W vs Southwestern Christian, 100-45 W vs Central Christian, 100-74 W vs Langston.
Highlights: Jackson’s Lady Rams hit the century mark in two out of their three wins last week to move their SAC record to 18-2, and maintain a two game lead in the standings. TWU is 11-0 at home in the SAC (13-1 overall), and currently on a 3-game win streak.

JUCO: Mike Seney – CCBC Essex

Weekly Record (Overall): 2-0 (24-1)
Past week’s results: 104-62 W at Anne Arundel, 90-58 W at Chesapeake.
Highlights: Two more dominant wins for the #2 Knights, as they have now won 7 in a row, and remain 8-0 in their conference. Seney’s team is 3rd in the country (NJCAA D2) in scoring at 91.1ppg, while allowing only 54.2ppg (36.9 average margin of victory).

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

Week 11

NCAA DI: Dawn Staley – University of South Carolina
NCAA DII: Carrie Eighmey – University of Nebraska at Kearney
NCAA DIII: Cameron Hill – Trinity University (TX)
NAIA: Courtney Boyd – Clarke University (IA)
JUCO: Jason Nichols – Morton College

Week 12

NCAA DI: Katie Geralds – Purdue University
NCAA DII: Beth Jillson – Texas Woman’s University
NCAA DIII: Keith Mondillo – Gwynedd Mercy University
NAIA: Steve Edwards – Brewton-Parker College
JUCO: Jason Bonde – Rochester Community & Technical College

Week 13

NCAA DI: Alex Simmons – Gardner-Webb University
NCAA DII: Dave Krauth – Augustana University (SD)
NCAA DIII: Bill Broderick – Christopher Newport University
NAIA: Hannah Moeller – Mid-America Christian University
JUCO: Misty Opat – Cochise College

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