Archbishop Mitty’s Sue Phillips has been named the top coach of the USA under-17 girls’s basketball World Cup group that may compete this summer time in Debrecen, Hungary, USA Basketball introduced Wednesday.
Phillips, who simply accomplished her twenty ninth season at Mitty, isn’t any stranger to worldwide competitors. Final yr, she helped lead the U.S. to a gold medal on the FIBA Americas under-16 championships.
Tom McConnell of Indiana College Pennsylvania and Brittanny Johnson of Evanston Township Excessive in Illinois will help Phillips.
McConnell and Phillips led the U16 group final yr.
“Representing your nation with USA Basketball is an unbelievable honor and I look ahead to working alongside Tom and Brittanny,” Phillips mentioned in an announcement. “I can’t wait to maximise the chance of teaching a few of our nation’s most gifted gamers. Our workers will try to carry out one of the best in our group as we put together to make our mark on the FIBA U17 World Cup.”
Phillips has held quite a few roles with USA Basketball since 2009.
Her Mitty group simply accomplished a 30-2 season. The Monarchs received sectional and regional Open Division championships earlier than shedding to Sierra Canyon-Chatsworth within the Open Division state championship recreation on March 12.
The U17 Girls’s World Cup might be held from July 9-17.