On Feb. 21, the Atlanta Tipoff Club announced the 10 national semifinalists in consideration for the 2018 Werner Ladder Naismith Women’s College Coach of the Year. The four finalists will be announced on March 16.

Below are the semifinalists for the 2018 award:

Last Name First Name School Conference
Aston Karen Texas Big 12
Auriemma Geno Connecticut AAC
Graves Kelly Oregon Pac-12
McGraw Muffet Notre Dame ACC
Mulkey Kim Baylor Big 12
Pingeton Robin Missouri SEC
Schaefer Vic Mississippi State SEC
Taylor Joni Georgia SEC
Walz Jeff Louisville ACC
Williams Amy Nebraska Big Ten