(Photograph via The Star)
Great 3-part series by Owen Siebring of the Siouxland News on Toronto Raptors Assistant Coach Brittni Donaldson and her path to becoming an NBA Assistant Coach. As a former star athlete for Sioux City North and the University of Northern Iowa, Coach Donaldson entered the league as a Data Analyst for the Toronto Raptors. After two years on the job, she made the transition to Assistant Coach. She is the first female coach in Raptors history, and the only female coach in the NBA without prior coaching or professional playing experience.
Check out part 1 here: https://siouxlandnews.com/sports/content/she-the-north-donaldsons-path-to-the-nba-part-1
Check out part 2 here: https://siouxlandnews.com/sports/content/she-the-north-donaldsons-path-to-the-nba-part-2
Check out part 3 here: https://siouxlandnews.com/sports/content/she-the-north-donaldsons-path-to-the-nba-part-3