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Former Auburn head coach Joe Ciampi joins Atlanta Dream as assistant coach

Published on January 11, 2012

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The Atlanta Dream hired Joe Ciampi as an assistant coach the team announced Wednesday.

“I am really excited to add someone of Joe’s caliber and experience to our staff,” said head coach Marynell Meadors in a statement. “Joe has a winning legacy and he has coached some tremendous teams. His value is not only as a strategist but also in the rapport he establishes with his players. Joe loves to teach the game and I think that his success is a reflection of that passion.”

Ciampi has 27 years of experience as a head coach at the collegiate level for Auburn University and the U.S. Military Academy. He retired from Auburn in 2004. He has an overall record of 607-213.

“I am excited about having the opportunity to work with the Atlanta Dream,” said Ciampi. “I had the chance to work with Marynell from a player development perspective two years ago and really enjoyed the team and the coaching staff. Hopefully I can help us keep growing as a team and knock down that final barrier to win a championship.”

Ciampi is currently a color commentator for Comcast Sports South, covering SEC women’s basketball.


 

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