WBCA recognizes 2017 WBCA Victory Club honorees

ATLANTA (March 30, 2017) — The Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) announced today the 2017 WBCA Victory Club honorees.

The WBCA Victory Club honor is bestowed annually on each WBCA-member head coach who achieves a milestone of 200, 300, 400, 500 or more career victories during the current season on the level of competition at which they currently coach. Victories recorded at differing levels of competition cannot be combined.

Here are the 2017 WBCA Victory Club honorees:

Name

School

Victory Date

Victory Number

Karen Aston

Texas

01/07/2017

200

Courtney Banghart

Princeton

02/03/2017

200

AnnMarie Gilbert

Virginia Union

02/04/2017

200

J.D. Gravina

Western Illinois

01/17/2017

200

Robin Harmony

Lamar

02/25/2017

200

Kim Lusk

St. Thomas Aquinas

02/01/2017

200

John Margaritis

UC Riverside

03/07/2017

200

Jason Martens

St. Mary's

01/14/2017

200

Melissa McFerrin

Memphis

01/28/2017

200

Sean Page

Newberry

02/22/2017

200

Vic Schaefer

Mississippi State

03/17/2017

200

Bob Amsberry

Wartburg

11/19/2016

300

Karen Barefoot

Old Dominion

12/09/2016

300

Tim Barrett

Castleton

11/15/2016

300

Joanne Boyle

Virginia

12/04/2016

300

Mary Ellen Burt

Union

11/15/2016

300

Jose Fernandez

South Florida

01/17/2017

300

Gabby Lisella

Rowan

01/11/2017

300

Michael Llanas

Owens Community College

11/22/2016

300

Katie Meier

Miami (FL)

02/02/2017

300

Karla Nelson

Minnesota State-Moorhead

02/17/2017

300

Jeff Soderquist

John Brown

01/28/2017

300

Rick Stein

Southern Indiana

01/05/2017

300

Kristy Trn

Shippensburg

11/12/2016

300

Chancellor Dugan

Bellarmine

12/20/2016

400

Julie Heisey

Seattle Pacific

12/16/2016

400

Melissa Irvin

Cumberlands

02/02/2017

400

Tina Martin

Delaware

02/15/2017

400

Stefanie Pemper

Navy

02/08/2017

400

Ronald Rohn

Muhlenberg

02/01/2017

400

Marlon Wells

The Bishop's School

12/08/2016

400

Scott Ballard

Winona State

02/22/2017

500

Mike McDevitt

St. Joseph's College

02/25/2017

500

Jeff Mittie

Kansas State

12/04/2016

500

Kim Mulkey

Baylor

02/25/2017

500

Fred Richter

Desales

12/05/2016

500

Sandra Rushing

Central Arkansas

02/11/2017

500

David Smalley

Rio Grande

01/24/2017

500

Darin Spence

Newman

12/01/2016

500

Judy Blinstrub

Babson

02/08/2017

600

Jim Brown

Jackson County High School

11/29/2016

600

Stephanie Findley

Oklahoma Christian

02/16/2017

600

Mary Fleig

Millersville

12/03/2016

600

Gordy Presnell

Boise State

12/18/2016

600

Tara VanDerveer

Stanford

02/03/2017

1000

Visit www.wbca.org/recognize/ to see lists of past honorees.

About the WBCA
Founded in 1981, the Women's Basketball Coaches Association is the professional association for coaches of women's and girls' basketball at all levels of competition. 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 www.WBCA.org for more details about the Association.

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