The 2015 U.S. Pan American Women’s Basketball Team, which was selected on May 17, gathered on July 3 to begin training camp at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Breanna Stewart (Connecticut/North Syracuse, N.Y.), who owns a total of six gold medals with USA Basketball, will be playing in her second Pan Americans Games in 2015 after doing so as a high school athlete in 2007.
USA head coach Lisa Bluder (Iowa) also helped the USA to gold as an assistant for the 2001 USA World University Games Team.
Alaina Coates (Irmo, S.C.), who helped the University of South Carolina to the NCAA Final Four in 2014-15, will play on her first USA Basketball team in the 2015 Pan American Games.
2015 All-Big East Conference first-team selection Caroline Coyer (Oak Hill, Va.) helped Villanova to the WNIT quarterfinals as a junior in 2014-15.
Sophie Brunner (Freeport, Ill.), who will play on her first USA Basketball Team, led Arizona State University with 7.6 rebounds per game as a sophomore in 2014-15.
University of Kentucky rising junior Linnae Harper (Chicago, Ill.) is a three-time gold medalist with USA Basketball, including gold a the 2011 FIBA Americas U16 Championship, the 2012 FIBA U17 World Championship and the 2013 FIBA U19 World Championship.
Moriah Jefferson (Glenn Heights, Texas) is a two-time USA Basketball gold medalist (2012 U18 and 2013 U19) who has won three-straight NCAA National Championships with the University of Connecticut.
Stephanie Mavunga (Brownsburg, Ind.) is playing on her second USA Basketball Team, and she was an All-Atlantic Coast Conference first team honoree as a sophomore at North Carolina in 2014-15.
Named as an assistant coach for the 2015 U.S. Women’s Basketball Team for the Pan American Games on March 31, 2015, Michelle Clark-Heard will undertake her first USA Basketball coaching assignment this summer.
Tiffany Mitchell (South Carolina/Charlotte, N.C.) took part in the 2015 USA Basketball Women’s National Team mini-camp this past May, and she won a gold medal at the 2014 FIBA 3x3 World Championship.
Kelsey Plum (Poway, Calif.) won gold at the 2013 FIBA U19 World Championship, and she was a candidate for the 2015 Naismith, Wade Lieberman and Staley awards.
Taya Reimer (Fishers, Ind.) helped Notre Dame to the NCAA National Championship title game in 2014-15, and she won gold medals at the 2011 FIBA Americas U16 Championship and 2012 FIBA U17 World Championship.
USA assistant coach Scott Rueck is in his fifth season (2010-11 to present) as head coach at Oregon State, where he as compiled a 90-71 record through 2014-15.
Shatori Walker-Kimbrough (Maryland/Aliquippa, Pa.) was a 2015 Associated Press All-America honorable mention who will be playing on her first USA Basketball Team.
As a junior at Texas A&M in 2015, Courtney Williams (Houston, Texas) averaged 14.8 points per game and was an All-Southeastern Conference second-team selection.
2015 USA Women's Pan American Games Team
U.S. Pan Ams Women's Basketball Team on the Medal Stand