Coach Bio

Laura Ramus
College - Wayne State (MI)
Laura Ramus returns for her third season with the New York Liberty, serving as Director of Player Performance. Ramus, PT, ATC received a BS in Physical Therapy from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan in 1987.

Ramus then completed a fellowship in Sports Medicine through the University of North Carolina and Health South Rehabilitation Corporation, receiving her certification as an Athletic Trainer in 1990. During this fellowship she trained under prominent orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews.

Ramus possesses over 25 years of experience treating orthopedic / sports medicine injuries in professional, collegiate, high school and amateur athletes. She was an Athletic Trainer for both the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta and the 1994 United States Paralympic swim team.

Ramus spent 12 seasons as Head Athletic Trainer and Strength & Conditioning Coach for the WNBA Detroit Shock where the team captured three WNBA Championships. She has worked for the Detroit Medical Center Sports Performance Academy, where some of her athletes included NFL, NHL and Major League Baseball players. She is also the founder and president of Girls Can JUMP, Inc., a company dedicated to reducing ACL injuries in female athletes.


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Postgame: Chicago Sky

Sky head coach Pokey Chatman and Sylvia Fowles talk postgame following Chicago's double overtime win over the Fever.

Fever vs. Sky - Game 2

Sylvia Fowles scores 27 points and the Chicago Sky beat the Indiana Fever 86-84 in two overtimes to even the best-of-three Eastern Conference finals on Monday.

Postgame: Indiana Fever

Fever head coach Lin Dunn and Tamika Catchings talk postgame after Indiana falls to the Chicago Sky in Game 2 in double overtime.

Catchings in the Clutch

Tamika Catchings nails the clutch jumper to put the Fever up by two late in regulation.

Young Forces OT

Tamera Young makes the offensive rebound and puts it up and in to send the game into overtime.