Fan-Faves 04: Coach of the Year

With the 2004 season winding down, WNBA.com wants to know what players you think really stood out this year. Over the course of the week, we'll roll out poll pages for: Rookie of the Year, Defensive Player, Coach of the Year, and Most Valuable Player. Here's your chance to vote for your favorites!

Coach of the Year

Patty Coyle, New York Liberty
After taking over for former Liberty coach Richie Adubato on July 6, 2004, Coyle has led New York to an 8-7 record and kept them in the hunt for the top spot in the East.
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Anne Donovan, Seattle Storm
A veteran coach of three WNBA teams, Donovan has the young Storm (19-13) vying for the top spot in the Western Conference.

Carrie Graf, Phoenix Mercury
After four seasons as an assistant with the Mercury, Phoenix's Aussie coach has the Mercury (16-15) in the running for a playoff spot in the West in her first season.

Suzie McConnell Serio, Minnesota Lynx
Despite losing star guard Katie Smith for the season, McConnell Serio, a 13-year high-school coach, has the Lynx above .500 (17-15) and fighting for the postseason.

Mike Thibault, Connecticut Sun
A former Milwaukee Bucks assistant coach, Thibault is building on his successful debut season with the Sun in 2003, and has Connecticut (16-15) in the playoff hunt in the East.

(All statistics through games played on Sept. 14.)

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