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All-Time USA Women's National Team Program Coaches

  • Date:
    Jan 15, 2014

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All-Time Women's National Team Head Coaches

Year Name Record Event (Sites)
2016 Geno Auriemma,
University of Connecticut
4-0 Women's National Team (USA); February Minicamp (Storrs, Conn.)
2015 Geno Auriemma,
University of Connecticut
4-0 May Minicamp (Las Vegas); Women's National Team (Spain, Itlay, Czech Republic)
2014 Geno Auriemma,
University of Connecticut
4-1 Women s National Team (USA, France, Czech Republic)
2013 Geno Auriemma,
University of Connecticut
n/a October Minicamp (Las Vegas)
2009-12 Geno Auriemma,
University of Connecticut
15-3 Women s National Team (Czech Republic, England, Hungary, Italy, Russia, Spain, Turkey, USA)
2007-08 Anne Donovan,
USA Basketball
#26-4 Women s National Team (China, Italy, Russia, Spain, USA)
2006 Anne Donovan,
Seattle Storm
9-1 Spring Training (Australia, France, Hungary, Poland)
2006 *Dawn Staley,
Temple University
1-0 Spring Training (Australia)
2004 Van Chancellor,
Houston Comets
13-0 Spring Training (Cuba, Europe, United States)
2002 Van Chancellor,
Houston Comets
4-0 Opals World Challenge (Australia)
2002 Van Chancellor,
Houston Comets
1-0 USA vs. WBCA All-Stars (San Antonio, Texas)
1999-00 Nell Fortner,
USA Basketball
29-2 Women s National Team (Brazil, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovakia, USA)
1999 Nell Fortner,
USA Basketball
n/a Spring Training (Colorado Springs, Colo.)
1999 Nell Fortner,
USA Basketball
4-1 Winter European Tour (Slovakia, France, Hungary)
1998 Nell Fortner,
USA Basketball
2-3 Goldmark Cup (Australia)
1998 Nell Fortner,
USA Basketball
12-1 Pre-World Championship Tour (United States, Japan, Slovakia, Spain)
1997 Nell Fortner,
USA Basketball
3-1 USA Basketball International Invitational (Colorado Springs, Colo.)
1995-96 Tara VanDerveer,
USA Basketball
52-0 USA National Team (Russia, Ukraine, China, Australia, Canada, USA)
*Acting head coach
#Includes the 2007 USA Select Team s 3-2 record at the 2007 FIBA World League Tournament

All-Time Women's National Team Assistant Coaches

Name Team Events
Reneé Brown University of Kansas 1995-95 USA National Team
Doug Bruno DePaul University 2014-16 USA National Team
2009-12 USA National Team
Anne Donovan Seattle Storm 2004 Pre-Olympic, 2004 Spring Training, 2002 Opals World Challenge, 2002 Spring Training, 1998 Pre-World Championship Tour
Nell Fortner Louisiana Tech 1995-96 USA National Team
Marianna Freeman Syracuse University 2002 Opals World Challenge
Jennifer Gillom Los Angeles Sparks,
Washington Mystics
2009-12 USA National Team
Peggie Gillom Texas A&M University 1999 Spring Training
Gail Goestenkors University of Texas
Duke University
2007-08 USA National Team
2002 Opals World Challenge
Linda Hargrove Colorado Xplosion 1998 Goldmark Cup
Linda Hill-MacDonald Cleveland Rockers 1999 Winter European Tour
Jim Lewis George Mason University 1997 USA Basketball International Invitational
Bernadette Mattox University of Kentucky 1998 Pre-World Championship Tour
Marynell Meadors Atlanta Dream 2009-12 USA National Team
Deb Patterson Kansas State University 1998 Pre-World Championship Tour, 1997 USA Int l Invitational
Julie Plank USA Basketball 1999-2000 USA National Team
Cheryl Reeve Minnesota Lynx 2014-16 USA National Team
Dawn Staley University of South Carolina

Temple University
2014-16 USA National Team
2007-08 USA National Team
2006 Spring Training
Mike Thibault Connecticut Sun 2007-08 USA National Team, 2006 Spring Training
Charlene Thomas-Swinson St. John's University 1999 Spring Training
Orlando Woolridge Los Angeles Sparks 1999 Winter European Tour, 1998 Goldmark Cup

All-Time Women's National Team Court Coaches

Name Team Events
Doug Bruno DePaul University 2013 October Training Camp
Pokey Chatman Chicago Sky 2013 October Training Camp
Jamelle Elliott University of Cincinnati 2016 USA National Team (Olympics)
Corey Gaines Phoenix Mercury 2011 May Training Camp
Jen Rizzotti George Washington University
University of Hartford

2016 USA National Team (Olympics)
2016 USA National Team (February Minicamp)
2015 European Tour
2014 USA World Championship Team
2013 October Training Camp

Dawn Staley University of South Carolina 2013 October Training Camp


NOTE: Since USA Basketball launched its women's national team program with the 1995-96 USA Women's National Team.


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