Glenville State’s Kim Stephens named 2022 WBCA NCAA Division II National Coach of the Year

ATLANTA (March 23, 2022) — Glenville State University head coach Kim Stephens has been named the 2022 WBCA NCAA Division II National Coach of the Year, the Women's Basketball Coaches Association announced today.

Stephens will receive the Pat Summitt Trophy, named for the late legendary University of Tennessee coach and awarded annually to the national coaches of the year in each of the WBCA’s six membership divisions.

“The WBCA is proud to announce Kim Stephens as the 2022 recipient of the Pat Summitt Trophy presented to the WBCA NCAA Division II National Coach of the Year,” said WBCA Executive Director Danielle M. Donehew. “We also congratulate the other head coaches who were selected by their peers as finalists for this prestigious award.

 "Kim was chosen for this honor after leading her team to an exceptional season. The WBCA recognizes and applauds her leadership example that can be seen in her student-athletes, institution and community.”

The United States Marine Corps/WBCA NCAA Division II National Coach of the Year is selected by a committee of coaches. This year’s finalists were:



Buffie Burson

University of North Georgia

Jason Burton

Texas A&M University-Commerce

Lori Fish

St Cloud State University

Paul Honsinger

Eckerd College

Ryan McCarthy

University of Alaska-Anchorage

Karen Pinkos

Southern New Hampshire University

Kimberly Stephens

Glenville State College

Mike Williams

Grand Valley State University

Visit to see a list of past recipients of the award.

About the WBCA
For 40 years, the Women's Basketball Coaches Association has been the professional association for coaches of women's and girls' basketball at all levels of competition. Founded in 1981, the WBCA offers educational resources that coaches need to help make themselves better leaders, teachers and mentors to their players; provides opportunities for coaches to connect with peers in the profession; serves as the unifying voice of a diverse community of coaches to the organizations that control the game; and celebrates those coaches, players and other individuals who excel each year and contribute to the advancement of the sport. Visit for more details about the association.

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