ATLANTA (March 25, 2016) – The Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) is honored to announce its inaugural WBCA Thirty Under 30 honorees.
The WBCA Thirty Under 30 special recognition program was created to honor 30 up-and-coming women’s basketball coaches age 30 and under at all levels of the game.
Each recipient has exemplified their involvement in community service, mentorship and impact on others, professional manner and attitude and professional association involvement.
“The WBCA has created a new program to recognize up and coming talent in our coaching family. The 30 coaches who have been named Thirty Under 30 are deserving of this recognition, and the WBCA congratulates them for distinguishing themselves early in their careers,” said WBCA Executive Director Danielle Donehew. “These coaches have demonstrated eagerness, effectiveness, loyalty, love of the game, and a commitment to the student-athlete. We celebrate their effort on the basketball court as teachers and equally applaud the extensive role they play in impacting the lives of their student-athletes.”
Inaugural WBCA Thirty Under 30 Honorees:
|Mackenzie Argens||California Poly State|
|Amy Beggin||New Mexico|
|Gayle Coats||Wake Forest|
|Maisie Elston||Birmingham Southern|
|Aarika Hughes||New Mexico State|
|Ashley Hutchcraft-Nance||Conway High School|
|Jessie Ivey||West Florida|
|Vanessa Keeler-Johnson||MSU - Moorhead|
|Kelsey Keizer||Southwest Baptist|
|Jessica Keller||Columbia College (Missouri)|
|Kate Lynch||Southern Connecticut State|
|Tamela McCorvey||Northwest Florida State|
|Sahar Nusseibeh||Bowling Green|
|Kyron Stokes||Oral Roberts|
|Adam Tandez||Truman State|
|Lynsey Warren||Ohio Dominican|
|Ana Wurtz||Winona State|
About the WBCA:
Founded in 1981, the Women's Basketball Coaches Association promotes women's basketball by unifying coaches at all levels to develop a reputable identity for the sport and to foster and promote the development of the game in all of its aspects as a sport for women and girls. For more information about the WBCA, please visit wbca.org.