US Basketball 2016 Rio Olympics Coaches Announced

US Basketball 2016 Rio Olympics Coaches Announced


The assistant coaches for the 2016 Olympics in Rio have been announced. Coach Geno Auriemma renewed the 2014 assistant coaches from the 2014 World Championships team. Doug Bruno, Cheryl Reeve and Dawn Staley will join Auriemma in another quest to win another Olympic Medal in Rio.

Team USA Squad

The team has not officially released yet however below is the list of players considered in the pool.

  • Jayne Appel (San Antonio Stars)
  • Seimone Augustus(Minnesota Lynx)
  • Sue Bird (Seattle Storm)
  • DeWanna Bonner (Phoenix Mercury)
  • Tamika Catchings(Indiana Fever)
  • Tina Charles (New York Liberty)
  • Elena Delle Donne (Chicago Sky)
  • Skylar Diggins(Tulsa Shock)
  • Stefanie Dolson (Washington Mystics)
  • Candice Dupree (Phoenix Mercury)
  • Sylvia Fowles (Chicago Sky)
  • Brittney Griner (Phoenix Mercury)
  • Lindsey Harding (Los Angeles Sparks)
  • Bria Hartley (Washington Mystics)
  • Briann January (Indiana Fever)
  • Glory Johnson (Tulsa Shock)
  • Jantel Lavender (Los Angeles Sparks)
  • Kara Lawson (Washington Mystics)
  • Kayla McBride (San Antonio Stars)
  • Angel McCoughtry (Atlanta Dream)
  • Maya Moore (Minnesota Lynx)
  • Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis(University of Connecticut)
  • Chiney Ogwumike (Connecticut Sun)
  • Nnemkadi Ogwumike (Los Angeles Sparks)
  • Candace Parker (Los Angeles Sparks)
  • Cappie Pondexter (New York Liberty)
  • Danielle Robinson (San Antonio Stars)
  • Odyssey Sims (Tulsa Shock)
  • Breanna Stewart (University of Connecticut)
  • Diana Taurasi (Phoenix Mercury)
  • Alyssa Thomas (Connecticut Sun)
  • Courtney Vandersloot (Chicago Sky)
  • Lindsay Whalen (Minnesota Lynx)
  • Monica Wright (Minnesota Lynx)
  • Sophia Young (San Antonio Stars)


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