The Atlanta Tipoff announced today the 10 women's basketball coaches named Werner Ladder Naismith Award semifinalists, which is awarded to the best Division I women's basketball coach.
Four finalists will be named on March 19, and the winner will be announced on April 4.
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As of now, seven different conferences have at least one representative, while the Pac-12 and ACC lead the conference count with three. Former winners include Iowa's Lisa Bluder (2019), Mississippi State's Vic Schaefer (2018) and UConn's Geno Auriemma (1995, 1997, 2000, 2002, 2008, 2009, 2016, 2017).
|Nell Fortner||Georgia Tech||ACC|
|Joe McKeown||Northwestern||Big Ten|
|Wes Moore||North Carolina State||ACC|
|Kim Mulkey||Baylor||Big 12|
|Dawn Plitzuweit||South Dakota||Summit League|
|Dawn Staley||South Carolina||SEC|