WNBA legend Sheryl Swoopes has been hired as the new head coach of the women’s basketball team at Loyola University of Chicago.

Swoopes is among the greatest women’s basketball players of all time; an Olympic gold medalist, four time WNBA champion, and three time mvp.

According to ESPN, Loyola has struggled in recent years, but Swoopes is committed to turning things around.

From ESPN:

“I am extremely honored and humbled to be chosen to lead the Loyola University Chicago women’s basketball program,” Swoopes said in a statement. “Loyola is a special place and I immediately felt welcome here. Having played for some of the game’s best coaches as well as with and against some of the most talented players in women’s basketball history, I have broadened my knowledge and hope to use those experiences to bring championships to Rogers Park. There is a lot of talent already in place and I cannot wait to get into the gym and get started.”

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