2013 WNBA.com GM Survey: Players

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.

Who is the best head coach in the WNBA?
1. Lin Dunn 33.3%
Lin Dunn
2. Brian Agler 8.3%
Cheryl Reeve 8.3%
Corey Gaines 8.3%
Dan Hughes 8.3%
Anne Donovan 8.3%
Fred Williams 8.3%
Mike Thibault 8.3%
Carol Ross 8.3%

Which head coach is the best manager/motivator of people?
1. Lin Dunn 41.7%
2. Bill Laimbeer 16.7%
Cheryl Reeve 16.7%
4. Carol Ross 8.7%
Fred Williams 8.3%
Dan Hughes 8.3%

Which head coach makes the best in-game adjustments?
1. Mike Thibault 33.3%
Mike Thibault
2. Brian Agler 16.7%
Cheryl Reeve 16.7%
Lin Dunn 16.7%
5. Bill Laimbeer 8.3%
Fred Williams 8.3%

Which head coach is the best in the last two minutes of a close game?
1. Brian Agler 50%
Brian Agler
2. Cheryl Reeve 16.7%
3. Dan Hughes 8.3%
Lin Dunn 8.3%
Mike Thibault 8.3%
Carol Ross 8.3%

Which head coach runs the best offense?
1. Cheryl Reeve 41.7%
2. Fred Williams 16.7%
3. Corey Gaines 8.3%
4. Dan Hughes 8.3%
Pokey Chatman 8.3%
Mike Thibault 8.3%
Carol Ross 8.3%

Which head coach has the best defensive schemes?
1. Lin Dunn 33.3%
Lin Dunn
2. Brian Agler 16.7%
Dan Hughes 16.7%
Mike Thibault 16.7%
5. Gary Kloppenburg 8.3%
Fred Williams 8.3%

Which head coach is the best at developing young players?
1. Dan Hughes 58.3%
2. Mike Thibault 16.7%
3. Anne Donovan 8.3%
Bill Laimbeer 8.3%
Carol Ross 8.3%

Who is the best assistant coach in the WNBA?
1. Stephanie White 33.3%
2. Sandy Brondello 16.7%
3. Mickie DeMoss 8.3%
Nancy Darsch 8.3%
Jennifer Gillom 8.3%
Jenny Boucek 8.3%
Marianne Stanley 8.3%
Vickie Johnson 8.3%

Which active player would make the best head coach someday?
1. Kara Lawson 41.7%
2. Becky Hammon 25%
3. Tamika Catchings 16.7%
4. Sue Bird 8.3%
Lindsay Whalen 8.3%

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