Adair Named to Achieving Coaching Excellence College Basketball Honor Roll
TEMPE, Ariz– Newly appointed Arizona State women's basketball head coach Natasha Adair was among 24 Division-I head coaches to be named to the Achieving Coaching Excellence College Basketball Honor Roll. The coaching honor roll recognizes leaders in women's and men's basketball that help demonstrate coaching excellence on and off the court performance and community involvement. This is Adair's second time being named to the honor roll. She was Co-Head of the class of '21.
Women's Basketball Coaching Honor Roll '22
Natasha Adair, University of Delaware (Co-Head of the Class '21)
Cedric Baker, Savannah State University
Kyra Elzy, University of Kentucky ('21)
Ty Grace, Howard University ('21)
Niele Ivey, University of Notre Dame
Yolisha "Coach Yo" McCuin, University of Mississippi
Delisha Milton-Jones, Old Dominion University
Dawn Staley, University of South Carolina (Head of the Class '20, '21)
Trenia Tillis Hoard, Tyler Junior College
Janice Washington, Lincoln University-PA
Shereka Wright, University of Texas-Arlington
In 2021-22, Adair led the Delaware Blue Hens to a second-consecutive 20-win season, the school's first conference title since 2013 after defeating Drexel in the CAA championship game, and their first NCAA Tournament appearance since 2013. Her efforts earned her Colonial Athletic Association coach of the year.
Adair comes to Tempe following Charli Turner Thorne's retirement after 25 years with the Sun Devils. Adair's coaching career includes stops at Georgetown, Wake Forest, College of Charleston and most recently, the University of Delaware.