Griffith Uses Vast Experience to Teach (NCAA)


The members of Dartmouth’s women’s basketball team and their new assistant coach, seven-time WNBA All-Star and two-time Olympic gold medalist Yolanda Griffith, are thrilled to be working together, reports NCAA news.

After retirement from a stellar playing career in 2009, Griffith was anxious to share all the knowledge she picked up along the way to earning the WNBA Most Valuable Player award in 1999 and the WNBA Finals MVP award as she led the Sacramento Monarchs to the 2005 title.

“Dartmouth is a great place and great school. It is all about academics and it has been a winning program. [Head coach] Chris Wielgus has been here for 27 years, and who better to learn from than someone who has been through the ups and downs of basketball.”

Read the full story, published 1/16/12 by NCAA news.

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