to coach U.S. team
basketball coach Debbie Ryan will coach the U.S. Womens
Basketball team in the World Games in Beijing from Aug. 22 to
Sept. 1, after which she will return to U.Va.
Ryan, who was treated for cancer last year, said she checked with
her doctor and athletic
director Terry Holland before accepting the post.
team trials will be held May 18 to 21, and U.Va. guard Telisha
Quarles is among the players invited to participate. Ryan will
work with the team from Aug. 6 to 16 in Colorado Springs before
heading to China.
has coached at U.Va. for 24 years, compiling a 544-197 record.