Head Coach Dan Hughes Named WNBA Coach of the Year, 2007
As the Stars head into their 15th season in San Antonio, we’ll be taking a look back at the top 15 moments in Stars history. Below is the #10 moment, when coach Dan Hughes was named the WNBA’s Coach of the Year, 2007 San Antonio Silver Stars.
NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2007 — San Antonio Silver Stars head coach Dan Hughes is the recipient of the 2007 WNBA Coach of the Year award presented by AOL.com, the WNBA announced. Hughes received 20 votes from a national panel of sportswriters and broadcasters.
Hughes led the Silver Stars, who earned the No. 2 seed in the Western Conference, to a 20-14 record, a 14-game improvement from the team’s record in 2006 (13-21). The 20 wins ties the franchise record for wins in a season, which was set in 2002 – the last year the franchise reached the playoffs prior to this season. In his three years with San Antonio, Hughes has reshaped the roster and converted the team into a championship contender.