2012 WNBA.com GM Survey: Coaches

Who is the best head coach in the WNBA? Which head coach makes the best in-game adjustments? Which head coach is the best at developing young players?

Once again, WNBA.com posed questions to the league's general managers to learn what the people who make the decisions really think about these topics and more.

1. Who is the best head coach in the WNBA?
1. Brian Agler 36.36%
Brian Agler
2. Mike Thibault 27.27%
3. Lin Dunn 18.18%
4. Dan Hughes 9.09%
Cheryl Reeve 9.09%
Carol Ross 9.09%

Which head coach is the best manager/motivator of people?
1. Carol Ross 27.27%
Carol Ross
2. Brian Agler 18.18%
Dan Hughes 18.18%
3. Lin Dunn 9.09%
Corey Gaines 9.09%
Trudi Lacey 9.09%
John Whisenant 9.09%

3. Which head coach makes the best in-game adjustments?
1. Mike Thibault 58.33%
Mike Thibault
2. Brian Agler 9.09%
Lin Dunn 9.09%
Corey Gaines 9.09%
Dan Hughes 9.09%
Marynell Meadors 9.09%
Cheryl Reeve 9.09%
John Whisenant 9.09%

Which head coach is the best in the last two minutes of a close game?
1. Brian Agler 44.44%
Brian Agler
2. Mike Thibault 22.22%
3. Lin Dunn 11.11%
Dan Hughes 11.11%
Cheryl Reeve 11.11%

Which head coach runs the best offense?
1. Corey Gaines 36.36%
Corey Gaines
2. Dan Hughes 18.18%
Marynell Meadors 18.18%
Cheryl Reeve 18.18%
5. Brian Agler 9.09%

Which head coach has the best defensive schemes?
1. Lin Dunn 50%
Lin Dunn
2. Brian Agler 40%
3. John Whisenant 10%

Which head coach is the best at developing young players?
1. Brian Agler 18.18%
Brian Agler
Dan Hughes 18.18%
Gary Kloppenburg 18.18%
4. Trudi Lacey 9.09%
Marynell Meadors 9.09%
Cheryl Reeve 9.09%
Carol Ross 9.09%
Mike Thibault 9.09%

8. Who is the best assistant coach in the WNBA?
1. Sandy Brondello 22.22%
Sandy Brondello
Scott Hawk 22.22%
3. Jenny Boucek 11.11%
Jennifer Gillom 11.11%
Marianne Stanley 11.11%
Stephanie White 11.11%
Fred Williams 11.11%

Which active player would make the best head coach someday?
1. Sue Bird 45.45%
Sue Bird
2 Becky Hammon 18.18%
Kara Lawson 18.18%
4. Tully Bevilaqua 9.09%
Tamika Catchings 9.09%

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