Stars’ Top 15 Moments in History: #10

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, 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.

Photo Galleries

Coach Hughes: Inspiring Moments

Dan Hughes: A Man of Many Ties

Dan Hughes’ Retirement Ceremony

<#11: Stars Capture Franchise’s First and Only Conference Championship Play, 2008

<#12: Silver Stars Defeat Sacramento Monarchs in Western Conference Semifinals, 2007

<#13: Stars Sign Vickie Johnson

<#14: Stars Acquire Ruth Riley and Becky Hammon

<#15: Utah Starzz Relocate to San Antonio