Women's Hoops Blog

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Saturday, May 22, 2010

An interesting hire at West Virginia: Jill Pizzotti joins Mike Carey's program as an assistant coach.
Pizzotti, a native of Lombard, Ill., comes to the Mountaineers after serving as Nike’s manager of women’s college basketball and Girl’s Elite Youth basketball, in Beaverton, Ore., where she was the principal interactive liaison between Nike and 90% of the Top 25 women’s basketball programs in the country, the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association and USA Basketball. She helped enhance and broaden Nike’s dominance in women’s basketball and oversaw the Girl’s Elite Youth basketball program since September 2008.
Pizzotti also helped organize an "Up and coming assistants camp." I just wonder if WVa's gain is women's basketball's loss....