Jennifer Azzi, Head Coach at The University of San Francisco cultivated her love for basketball growing up in East Tennessee. She attended Stanford University, and enjoyed a 13-year professional basketball career. She is an Olympic Gold Medalist and NCAA Stanford National Champion. In 2009 she was inducted into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame, as one of the greatest players to have ever played the game. She is the youngest inductee ever in the Stanford Hall of Fame.
During her illustrious playing career she traveled around the world, playing on professional teams in Italy, France and Sweden before becoming a star the WNBA. Jennifer still holds the WNBA record for three-point field goal percentage.
Following her basketball career, Jennifer became an international Ambassador and Spokesperson for the NBA and WNBA, coaching and hosting events all over the world, including Basketball Without Borders Africa and leading the first ever clinic at the White House. Jennifer has been to the White House on four separate occasions, meeting with three different presidents. George Bush Sr., Bill Clinton and Barrack Obama.
Coach Azzi is thrilled to help the community and enjoys putting on local camps. “I love helping young people find the courage to be their best in basketball. Sports are also a wonderful vehicle for teaching teamwork, leadership and lifeskills.”