On March 3, the Atlanta Tipoff Club announced the 10 national semifinalists in consideration for the 2017 Werner Ladder Naismith Women’s College Coach of the Year. The four finalists will be announced on March 15.

Last Name First Name School Conference
Aston Karen Texas Big 12
Auriemma Geno Connecticut AAC
Frese Brenda Maryland Big Ten
Moore Wes North Carolina State ACC
Neighbors Mike Washington Pac 12
Pingeton Robin Missouri SEC
Rueck Scott Oregon State Pac 12
Schaefer Vic Mississippi State SEC
Semrau Sue Florida State ACC
VanDerveer Tara Stanford Pac 12