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Linda Hill-MacDonald is currently an assistant coach for the University of South Carolina. Hill-MacDonald just finished her second season with the Lady Gamecocks helping to lead the team to a 25-7 overall record, a berth in the NCAA Elite Eight and a sixth place ranking in the ESPN/USA Today Coach's Poll.
WNBA fans might remember Hill-MacDonald as the Cleveland Rockers first head coach (1997-1999). In her three seasons with the Rockers, she lead the team to a 42-38 overall record, the 1998 Eastern Conference Championship Title and the team's first trip to the WNBA Playoffs in 1998. Hill-MacDonald was also selected to coach the Eastern Conference Team in the Inaugural 1999 WNBA All-Star Game.
Before jumping to the WNBA, Hill-MacDonald also served as head coach for the University of Minnesota women's basketball team for seven seasons. Prior to Minnesota, she spent 10 years leading Temple University. During her time at Temple, Hill-MacDonald guided the Owls to three Big 5 Championships, three WNIT appearances and one visit to the NCAA Tournament. She was twice named the Atlantic 10 Coach-of-the-Year (1987 and 1989) and, in 1989, was named Big 5 Coach-of the-Year.