Coach Bio

Barbara Farris
College - Tulane
Barbara Farris enters her second season on the New York Liberty coaching staff.

Farris spent nine seasons in the league, winning a championship with the Detroit Shock (now Tulsa) in 2003 under Bill Laimbeer. She joined the Shock in 2000 and went on to play with three franchises, including the Liberty (2006-07) and Phoenix Mercury (2008). In 267 career games, Farris posted averages of 4.0 points and 3.0 rebounds per game. She also appeared in 16 playoff games averaging 3.4 points and 2.3 rebounds per contest.

Farris became a coach following her playing career, most recently serving as head coach of the Curtis High School girl’s basketball team in River Ridge, Louisiana the past two seasons.


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