Cheryl Reeve completed her seventh season as the Minnesota Lynx head coach in 2016, leading the Lynx to a 28-6 record and their sixth consecutive postseason appearance. Since taking over as Lynx head coach, Reeve owns a career 168-70 record, the most coaching wins in franchise history. She was initially named head coach on Dec. 8, 2009, taking over for former head coach Jennifer Gillom. On Dec. 6, 2012, Reeve signed a multi-year contract extension with the club. Prior to the 2016 season, the Lynx signed Reeve to a multi-year contract extension.
Under Reeve’s seven-year tutelage, the Lynx have compiled 155 wins since the 2011 season, the most prolific six-year run in WNBA history. Finishing the 2016 season 28-6, Minnesota has registered its fifth 25-win campaign in the last six years, becoming the first WNBA franchise to win 27+ games in a season three separate times.
As a player at La Salle, Reeve led the nationally-ranked Explorers to a 25-5 record in 1987-1988. She was named All-Metro Atlantic Conference and was an All-Big 5 selection as a senior. Reeve ranks third for games started (110) and fifth on La Salle’s career assist leader board (420). Reeve excelled athletically and academically at La Salle, graduating with a degree in computer science/management information systems. A Rhodes Scholar nominee, Reeve received both a MAAC Scholar-Athlete Post Graduate Award and a NCAA Post-Graduate Scholarship in 1988. She went on to earn her master’s degree in business administration from her alma mater while also serving two years as an assistant coach for the Explorers.
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