WBCA announces two-year college honorees for 2023-24 season

ATLANTA (March 12, 2024) – The Women’s Basketball Coaches Association announced today the two-year college award winners for the 2023-24 season.

Coach of the Year

Wabash Valley head coach Luke Scheidecker is the 2024 WBCA Two-Year College Coach of the Year. Scheidecker will receive the Pat Summitt Trophy, named for the late legendary University of Tennessee coach and awarded annually to the coaches of the year in each of the WBCA’s membership divisions.

“The WBCA is proud to announce Luke Scheidecker as the 2024 recipient of the Pat Summitt Trophy presented to the WBCA Two-Year College Coach of the Year,” said WBCA Executive Director Danielle M. Donehew. Luke was chosen for this honor after leading his team to an exceptional season. The WBCA recognizes and applauds his leadership example that can be seen in his student-athletes, institution and community.”

Player of the Year

Waiata Jennings of Collin County Community College is the 2024 WBCA Two-Year College Player of the Year and headlines the 2024 WBCA Two-Year College Coaches’ All-America team.

The WBCA presents the Player of the Year award annually to the top player in five of the six WBCA membership divisions (NCAA Divisions II, and III, NAIA, two-year college and high school). The Wade Trophy is presented to the best player in NCAA Division I.

"The WBCA is pleased to name Waiata Jennings as the 2024 WBCA Two-Year College Player of the Year,” said Donehew. “She is most deserving of this distinguished honor. The WBCA applauds Waiata for her hard work, dedication and contributions to the game during the 2023-24 season.”

Coaches’ All-America

Here are the 2024 WBCA Two-Year College Coaches’ All-Americans:



Princess Anderson

Pratt Community College

Pania Davis

New Mexico Junior College

Amelisa Hassett

Eastern Florida State College

Olivia Hayenga

Minnesota West Comm. & Tech. College

Waiata Jennings

Collin County Community College

Ella Lavigne

Central Maine Community College

Daisia Mitchell

Mt. San Antonio College

Fortuna Ngawo

Cochise Community College

Beautiful Waheed

Wabash Valley College

Amyria Walker

Angelina College

“We congratulate the members of the 2024 WBCA Two-Year College Coaches’ All-America team,” said Donehew. “These young women have worked to elevate their teams and themselves to an elite level of competition. Through their exceptional talents on the basketball court, they have also lifted the women’s game.”

Here are the student-athletes who received 2024 WBCA Two-Year College Coaches’ All-America honorable mention:



Nakiyah Allen

Kilgore College

Cacia Antonio

New Mexico Junior College

Kierstin Constantino

Las Positas College

Isobel Crosswhite

Marin Community College

Steph Da Silva

Chandler-Gilbert Community College

Saige Grampsas

Johnson County Community College

D'Mya Griffin

East Georgia State College

BryKayla Hampton

Kilgore College

Corrie Harrison

Folsom Lake College

Nyla Inmon

Kilgore College

Marie Kenembeni

Angelina College

Jaida McDonald

Pensacola State College

Maya Mitchell

Rock Valley College

Mia Moore

Rock Valley College

Lydie Mwamba

Trinity Valley Community College

Lucia Noin

Raritan Valley Community College

Shameir Quimby

Miami-Dade College

Shamya Reid

Wabash Valley College

Dailani Richardson

Mt. San Antonio College

Aaliyah Smith

Wabash Valley College

Tanita Swift

Pensacola State College

Mya Way

Chandler-Gilbert Community College

The WBCA Two-Year College Coach of the Year, Player of the Year and Coaches’ All-America team are selected by the WBCA Two-Year College Awards Committee from coaches and student-athletes who are nominated by WBCA member coaches.

Visit WBCA.org to see a list of past recipients of each award.

About the WBCA 
The Women's Basketball Coaches Association is 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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