The WNBA has award the best coach in the league the "Coach of the Year" award. Houston's Van Chancellor won the award the first three times it was handed out. He still holds the record for winning the award the most.
Dan Hughes has won the award twice, and is the only coach to win it with two different teams. Mike Thibault is the only other multi time winner of the award.
Here is the list of "Coach of the Year" winners:
|1997||Van Chancellor||Houston Comets|
|1998||Van Chancellor||Houston Comets|
|1999||Van Chancellor||Houston Comets|
|2000||Michael Cooper||Los Angeles Spark|
|2001||Dan Hughes||Cleveland Rockers|
|2002||Marianne Stanley||Washington Mystics|
|2003||Bill Laimbeer||Detroit Shock|
|2004||Suzie McConnell Serio||Minnesota Lynx|
|2005||John Whisenant||Sacramento Monarchs|
|2006||Mike Thibault||Connecticut Sun|
|2007||Dan Hughes||San Antonio Sliver Stars|
|2008||Mike Thibault||Connecticut Sun|
|2009||Marynell Meadors||Atlanta Dream|
|2010||Brian Agler||Seattle Storm|
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