Briana Weiss Hired as USA Basketball Women’s National Team Assistant Director
Briana Weiss today was announced as the USA Basketball Women’s National Team assistant director. She will begin her duties on May 13.
As the USA Basketball Women’s National Team assistant director, Weiss will be responsible for assisting in all facets of the women’s program, including developmental, junior and national team operations and administration.
“I am thrilled to join the USA Basketball team,” Weiss said. “It is a great opportunity for me to contribute to an organization that represents the sport I love.”
Weiss came to USA Basketball from the BIG EAST Conference in New York, where she was the senior director of conference operations beginning in 2017.
“USA Basketball is excited to have Briana as a part of our team,” said Jim Tooley, USA Basketball chief executive officer. "She has great experience that will be a tremendous benefit to our women’s national team program.”
Weiss was a co-championship manager for the 2018 and 2019 Big East Men’s Basketball Tournament, the assistant tournament manager for the 2019 Big East Women’s Basketball Tournament and in 2017 she served as the assistant tournament manager for the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Regional at Madison Square Garden in New York. From August 2014 to August 2017, she served as the Big East director of conference operations.
A four-year women’s basketball student-athlete at Villanova University (2005-06 to 2008-09), Weiss was a women’s basketball graduate assistant at Villanova from July 2009 to June 2010 and the director of women’s basketball operations from July 2010 to June 2013.
At Villanova, she earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a master’s degree in communications, and she also has a master’s degree in sports industry management from Georgetown University.