University of Iowa Athletics
Assistant Coach

Abby Stamp

Abby Stamp - Women's Basketball - University of Iowa Athletics


Abby (Emmert) Stamp is in her 13th year with the Iowa women’s basketball program. After spending eight seasons as Iowa’s director of operations, and two seasons as director of player development, Stamp was promoted to assistant coach in 2019. Stamp is responsible for off-campus recruiting and coaches the perimeter players for the Hawkeyes. She is also responsible for film breakdown and scouting.


  • In her first two seasons as assistant coach, the Hawkeyes posted a 43-17 record.
  • Iowa’s chief scheduler, helping to build one of the most exciting and demanding schedules in the country.
  • Caitlin Clark was named National Co-Freshman of the Year and an All-American by Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA), United States Basketball Writers Association (WSBWA). She also earn second-team All-America honors from Associated Press (AP).
  • Kathleen Doyle earned consensus All-America status with nods from Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA), United States Basketball Writers Association (WSBWA), and Associated Press (AP).
  • Guided Kathleen Doyle (2019 and 2020) to first team All-Big Ten honors as well as 2020 Big Ten Player of the Year.


  • Stamp was a member of the Iowa women’s basketball team from 2005-08
  • Named team co-captain in 2008
  • Helped lead the Hawkeyes to a 2008 Big Ten regular season championship
  • Received the Dr. Christine Grant Leadership Award for women’s basketball in 2008
  • Stamp played in 123 career games as a Hawkeye, including 22 starts
  • Her 123 games played are the tied for the fourth-most of any player in Iowa women’s basketball history
  • Scored 299 career points, collected 144 rebounds and dished out 177 assists
  • She scored a career-high 17 points against Iowa State as a junior in 2006


  • A native of Winterset, Iowa 
  • Graduated with a communications studies degree from Iowa in 2008
  • Worked for the United Way of East Central Iowa before taking over as director of basketball operations 
  • Stamp married her husband, Quinn, in the summer of 2015. They have a daughter, Mavis.