The Washington Wizards announced their 2018-19 coaching an training staff changes on Tuesday. Among the new hires is the Washington Mystics’ Kristi Toliver, who will join the assistant coaching and player development staff.
Toliver brings valuable experience, having led the Mystics to the WNBA finals in 2018 and won a championship in 2016 with the Los Angeles Sparks.
Wizards’ Head Coach Scott Brooks says the organization is “excited to begin the season with a revamped, versatile staff of coaches and trainers. We have a good mix of returning veteran NBA coaches, valuable new additions and promotions from within the organization that will help our players improve.” She’s the first woman to become a coach for one of DC’s major four sports teams.