Winning Coach in NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball
About Kelly Greenberg
After her women’s basketball team at Boston University played a perfect season, head coach Kelly Greenberg was named the 2009 America East Coach of the Year. Since 2004, she has shaped BU women’s basketball into a formidable athletic program. In fact, Kelly Greenberg became the first coach in Terriers history to lead two consecutive teams to 20-win seasons.
Kelly Greenberg has over 20 years of experience coaching at the NCAA Division I level. She began her career as an assistant coach at Northeastern University, followed by appointments at George Washington University, and then Rhode Island University. She started her seven-year career at Holy Cross in 1992, advancing from assistant coach to associate head coach. Her teams earned four trips to the NCAA tournament and garnered the Patriot League title six times. Subsequently, Kelly Greenberg became head coach of the women’s basketball program at the University of Pennsylvania, where her teams earned two Ivy League championships and posted an overall winning record of 84-54 during her five-year tenure.
As a La Salle University basketball player, Kelly Greenberg helped her teams advance during three consecutive years to the Big 5 championships and to NCAA tournaments. Her 1988-89 team was ranked 18th in the country.