Fever Coach Lin Dunn to retire after 2014 season
Indiana Fever Coach Lin Dunn says the 2014 WNBA season will be her final year in coaching.
Dunn is scheduled to be inducted into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame in June.
The coach says it's time for a "new challenge" as she focuses on consulting and advising.
“I have truly treasured my time with Pacers Sports & Entertainment. I am thrilled that we won the 2012 WNBA championship for our franchise and our fans, and I appreciate the opportunity I’ve had to work with Kelly Krauskopf, Jim Morris and our owner, Herb Simon. I plan to move into a consulting role with the Fever and continue to mentor and advise pro and college coaches," said Dunn.
“Clearly Lin’s impact on our franchise has been monumental. Not only as the winningest coach in our history and leading us to a title in 2012, but also her willingness to help us in the community. I have thoroughly enjoyed working side by side with her from the day I hired her. No one is going to out-work Lin Dunn. Her energy and passion are contagious. But I suppose after 44 years of coaching she deserves a break now. Her legacy of leadership will be firmly planted in our team’s history," said Kelly Krauskopf, Fever president and general manager.