Amber Stocks

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Amber Stocks
Chicago Sky head coach, Amber Stocks, gives directions from the sideline (cropped).jpg
Personal information
BornAkron, Ohio
NationalityAmerican
Career information
CollegeCincinnati (1995–1999)
PositionSmall forward
Career history
As coach:
2000-2002University of Tennessee (assistant)
2002–2006,
2007–2009
Xavier (assistant)
20152016Los Angeles Sparks (assistant)
20172018Chicago Sky
Career highlights and awards

Amber Stocks is an American basketball coach. She was most notably the head coach and general manager of the Chicago Sky in the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA). The Sky announced the hiring of Stocks on December 8, 2016 and held a press conference to introduce her on December 13, 2016.[1][2] Her most recent employment, prior to the Chicago Sky, was as an assistant coach for two years with the Los Angeles Sparks. Stocks played collegiate basketball for the University of Cincinnati from 1995 to 1999.[3] She was released by the Sky after two seasons and no playoff appearances.[4]

Coaching record[edit]

Legend
Regular season G Games coached W Games won L Games lost W–L % Win–loss %
Playoffs PG Playoff games PW Playoff wins PL Playoff losses PW–L % Playoff win–loss %
Team Year G W L W–L% Finish PG PW PL PW–L% Result
CHI 2017 34 12 22 .353 5th in East Missed Playoffs
CHI 2018 34 13 21 .382 4th in East Missed Playoffs
Career 68 25 43 .449 0 0 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sky hire Sparks assistant Amber Stocks as head coach". ESPN. December 8, 2016. Retrieved May 11, 2017.
  2. ^ Thompson, Phil (December 13, 2016). "For Sky, rookie coach Amber Stocks worth the 'risk'". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved May 11, 2017.
  3. ^ "Coach Bio – Amber Stocks". WNBA. December 13, 2016. Retrieved May 11, 2017.
  4. ^ "Chicago Sky Announce Change in Coaching Staff". OurSportsCentral.com. August 31, 2018.