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Notre Women’s Basketball Coach Niele Ivey announces new coaching staff

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SOUTH BEND, Ind. – As the Niele Ivey Era gets underway, the new Notre Dame Women’s Basketball Head Coach announced her coaching staff.

Her staff includes Associate Head Coach Carol Owens and Assistant Coach Michaela Mabrey along with the addition of Coquese Washington as Associate Head Coach.

"I am thrilled to announce that Coquese Washington has accepted the position of Associate Head Coach,” Coach Ivey said in a statement. “It's an absolute blessing to welcome Coquese back home to Notre Dame. Her experience as a former player and alum, WNBA champion and former head coach, plus her national championship coaching pedigree, provides me with incredible knowledge and wisdom. I am so excited to have her join my staff as we build this new era of Notre Dame Women’s Basketball.

Washington is a Notre Dame alumna who graduated from the university in 1993.

Washington helped lead the Irish to their first NCAA tournament appearance in 1992. Washington was also an assistant coach under Muffet McGraw from 1999-07.

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