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Louisville ladies’s basketball has added three new transfers to the staff. We check out that plus the WNBA Draft.
Dominique Yates, Courier Journal, Louisville Courier Journal

Louisville ladies’s basketball coach Jeff Walz will spend one other summer time coaching for USA Basketball, the group introduced Wednesday. 

Walz was selected to steer the USA Basketball Ladies’s FIBA U19 World Cup Staff in competitors July 20-28 in Bangkok. Delaware head coach Natasha Adair and UCLA head coach Cori Shut will serve as Walz’s assistants. 

That is Walz’s sixth coaching gig with USA Basketball. Final summer time, together with Adair and Shut, he led the 2018 USA Ladies’s U18 Nationwide Workforce to a gold medal to safe a berth in the 2019 FIBA U19 World Cup. 

Extra: Jeff Walz adds three transfer players to Louisville ladies’s basketball roster

“It has been an absolute privilege to work with USA Basketball the past four summers, and I am extremely excited to get the opportunity to do so once more,” Walz stated in a launch. “I had a tremendous expertise final summer time in Mexico Metropolis as the top coach of the U18 staff, and I sit up for working with this group once more.”

The 12 members of the U19 workforce will be chosen following trials Might sixteen-20 at the U.S. Olympic Coaching Middle in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Training camp is scheduled July 5-19 earlier than the competitors in Bangkok. 

In 2018-19, Walz’s 12th season as Louisville’s head coach, he guided the Cardinals to a 32-4 report and an NCAA Event Elite Eight look. 

Danielle Lerner: 502-582-4042; dlerner@courierjournal.com; Twitter: @Danielle_Lerner. Help robust native journalism by subscribing in the present day: courier-journal.com/daniellel.

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