Yale Women’s Basketball Names Stacy McIntyre Assistant Coach

Stacy McIntyre, left, and Chris Gobrecht, Joel E Smilow '54 Head Coach. (photo courtesy of USC Sports Information)

Former Gobrecht Assistant At USC To Join Bulldogs For 2014-15 Season

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — The Yale University women's basketball program and Chris Gobrecht, the Joel E. Smilow, Class of 1954, Head Coach of Women's Basketball, has announced the hiring of Stacy McIntyre as an assistant coach for the upcoming 2014-15 season.

McIntyre joins the Bulldogs' coaching staff with 10 years of coaching experience at the Division I level, including a seven-year run at the University of Southern California with Gobrecht. Prior to her time at USC, McIntyre also spent three seasons as an assistant coach at the University of Nevada.

"I look forward to representing such a prestigious university as Yale," said McIntyre. "I am anxious and excited to work with coach Gobrecht to help create athletic excellence to complement academic excellence for which Yale is world-renowned."

"During my years of working with Stacy McIntyre, I found her to be very knowledgeable about basketball as well as being an excellent recruiter and a coach the players could count on to be honest and approachable in every way," said Gobrecht. "I am thrilled to have her joining our staff at Yale. She will love Yale and Yale will love her!"

In her time at USC, McIntyre assisted in all facets of game preparation, oversaw NCAA compliance matters and was involved in all aspects of recruiting student-athletes. Her efforts helped assemble a pair of Top-10 recruiting classes that included Ebony Hoffman and Eshaya Murphy, who were taken in the first and second round of the WNBA draft, respectively. McIntyre also helped the program to a pair of postseason appearances in 2000 and 2002.

McIntyre began her coaching career at Nevada where she was in charge of all aspects of the recruiting process and also oversaw the team travel and recruiting budgets for the Wolfpack. McIntyre also has experience working with the Nike Women's Basketball Skills Academy where she oversaw all event and facility planning.

McIntyre enjoyed a standout career at the University of Kentucky and finished her career ninth all-time in scoring (1,215) and sixth in steals (189). A two-time captain, she led the team in scoring twice and was named to the All-SEC Second Team and was an All-Academic SEC selection in 1992. McIntyre also led the Wildcats to the NCAA Tournament in 1991.

McIntyre graduated from Kentucky in 1994 with a bachelor's degree in physical education and a minor in health. She also has a teacher's certification.

The Bulldogs are coming off a 13-win campaign and finished in the top four of the Ivy League for the fifth straight season with a 7-7 mark.

Report filed by Jeff Mead, Yale Sports Publicity

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