Indiana Fever fire head coach Marianne Stanley
The Indiana Fever fired head coach Marianne Stanley the team announced Wednesday. The Fever sits at 11th in the league’s current standings and is on a five-game losing streak. The young team started the season off with two wins have since slid into a slump.
From the Fever:
Stanley, who was in the final year of her contract, is replaced by assistant coach Carlos Knox, who will serve as interim head coach for the remainder of the season.
“With this new group of players, it is time for our organization to go in a different direction. This was a difficult decision, and we wish Marianne the very best in the future,” said Lin Dunn, Fever interim general manager.
Stanley said, “I want to thank the Simon family and the Fever organization for the opportunity to lead this team over the past two and a half years. I look forward to the next chapter in my basketball journey, as well as being able to spend more time with my family.”
The Fever’s next home game is Friday, May 27, at 7 p.m. ET at the Indiana State Fairgrounds Coliseum.