NYU’s Meg Barber named 2022 WBCA NCAA Division III National Coach of the Year

ATLANTA (March 22, 2022) — New York University head coach Meg Barber has been named the 2022 WBCA NCAA Division III National Coach of the Year, the Women's Basketball Coaches Association announced today.

Barber 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 Meg Barber as the 2022 recipient of the Pat Summitt Trophy presented to the United States Marine Corps/WBCA NCAA Division III 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.

"Meg 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 WBCA NCAA Division III National Coach of the Year is selected by a committee of coaches. This year’s finalists were:



Meg Barber

New York University

William Broderick

Christopher Newport University

Keri Carollo

University of Wisconsin - Whitewater

Nicholas DiPillo

University of Scranton

Michelle Ferenz

Whitman College

Juli Fulks

Transylvania University

G.P. Gromacki


Lynn Hersey

Smith College

Alison Montgomery

Bates College

Brian Morehouse

Hope College

Brian Niemuth

Simpson College

Andrew Rang

Trine University

Dan Raymond

Ithaca College

Visit www.wbca.org/recognize/ 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 WBCA.org for more details about the association.

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