ATLANTA – University of Iowa graduate student, Kate Martin, was named to the 21st class of “So You Want To Be A Coach” program the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association announced on Monday.
Each participant is selected based on her academics, contributions to women’s basketball on and off the court, professional resume´ and a written recommendation from their head coach.
Martin has scored 10+ points in 15 of the last 19 games this season and 15+ points in 11 games this year. She registered a career-high 25 points shooting 10-of-12 from the floor this year as she stands as the 43rd Hawkeye in program history to eclipse 1,000-career points.
Martin became the 32nd Iowa women’s basketball player to notch 500+ career rebounds and became the 10th player in Iowa WBB history to notch 400+ assists in a career. The Edwardsville, Illinois, native was the first Iowa women’s basketball player to have ever amassed 900+ points, 500+ rebounds, 400+ assists, 120+ steals, and 60+ blocks in a career.
About the WBCA
The Women’s Basketball Coaches Association is the professional association for coaches of women’s and girls’ basketball at all levels of competition. Founded in 1981, the WBCA offers educational resources that coaches need to help make themselves better leaders, teachers and mentors to their players; provides opportunities for coaches to connect with peers in the profession; serves as the unifying voice of coaches to those organizations that control the game; and celebrates those coaches, players and other individuals who excel each year and contribute to the advancement of the sport. Visit www.WBCA.org for more details about the Association.