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Dan Hughes

  • As of March 14, 2018

WNBA Seattle Storm head coach Dan Hughes was named on March 14, 2018, as an assistant coach for the 2018 USA Basketball Women's National Team after serving as a court coach for the 2018 USA National Team's minicamp, held Feb. 9-11 at the University of South Carolina.

Hughes will begin working with the USA National Team during its April 24-26 training camp in Seattle and return in September to aide USA head coach Dawn Staley (South Carolina) through the 2018 FIBA World Cup of Basketball.  

Hughes, who served on the USA Basketball Women's National Team Player Selection Committee from 2009-16, was a court coach during the USA National Team’s February training camp in South Carolina.

“I am truly honored and humbled to be a part of this incredible team and coaching staff led by coach Staley,” said Hughes. “I want to thank the  committee plus all the players and coaches that were part of my coaching journey that will now include USA Basketball and its quest for World Cup gold.”

Named on Oct. 4, 2017, as head coach for the Seattle Storm, Hughes previously spent 16 years as a WNBA head coach. He began his career in the league as the Charlotte Sting head coach in 1999, served as the Cleveland Rockers head coach from 2000-03 and more recently was at the helm of the San Antonio Stars from 2005-09 and 2011-16. Hughes directed teams to the playoffs 10 times and advanced to the 2008 WNBA Finals after guiding San Antonio to a first-place finish in the Western Conference with a 24-10 record.

Named on Oct. 4, 2017, as head coach for the Seattle Storm, Hughes previously spent 16 years as a WNBA head coach.

He began his career in the league as the Charlotte Sting head coach in 1999, served as the Cleveland Rockers head coach from 2000-03 and more recently was at the helm of the San Antonio Stars from 2005-09 and 2011-16. Owning a 237-287 overall record, Hughes directed teams to the playoffs 10 times and advanced to the 2008 WNBA Finals after guiding San Antonio to a first-place finish in the Western Conference with a 24-10 record.

 

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