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.


More »

Video

The Season: Ep. 1 - The Draft

A look behind the scenes at the 2015 WNBA Draft, featuring the first two overall picks: Jewell Loyd and Amanda Zahui B.

Jewell Loyd: 1st Pick of the 2015 WNBA Draft

With the first pick of the 2015 WNBA Draft, the Seattle Storm select Jewell Loyd!

Amanda Zahui B.: 2nd Pick of the 2015 WNBA Draft

With the second pick of the 2015 WNBA Draft, the Tulsa Shock select Amanda Zahui B.!

Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis: 3rd Pick of 2015 WNBA Draft

With the third pick of the 2015 WNBA Draft, the Seattle Storm select Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis!

WNBA Revealed: Sue Bird

Sue Bird of the Seattle Storm reflects on her journey from High School to College and ultimately to the WNBA.