Katrina Merriweather

Head Women’s Basketball Coach
University of Memphis

Experience

2020 – Present: Head Coach, University of Memphis

2016 – 2021: Head Coach, Wright State University

2010 – 2016: Assistant Coach, Wright State University

2003 – 2006: Assistant Coach/Recruiting Coordinator, Purdue University

2002 – 2003: Assistant Coach, University of Illinois-Chicago

2001 – 2002: Graduate Assistant, University of Cincinnati

1997 – 2001: Player, University of Cincinnati

Education

2002: University of Cincinnati, Bachelors, English Secondary Education

2001: University of Cincinnati, Bachelors, English Literature

Personal

Hometown: Indianapolis, IN

Career Highlights

Career Division I Record
129-59 (.686)

20+ Win Seasons (3)
2018-19, 2017-18, 2016-17

Winning Seasons (6)
2021-22, 2020-21, 2019-20, 2018-19, 2017-18, 2016-17

Power Five Wins (1)
SEC

Conference Coach of the Year (3)
2020-21, 2018-19, 2016-17 Horizon League

Conference Regular Season Championships (3)
2020-21, 2018-19, 2016-17 Horizon League

Conference Tournament Championships (2)
2020-21, 2018-19 Horizon League

NCAA Tournament Berths (2)
2020-21, 2018-19

WNIT Berths (2)
2017-18, 2016-17

In 2021-22 (first season), led Memphis to the program’s first winning season (16-12) in six seasons, most AAC wins (6) in five seasons, and a 12-win improvement from the season prior to her arrival

2020-21, 2018-19, & 2016-17 Horizon League Coach of the Year

From 2016 to 2021, led Wright State to three Horizon League Regular Season Championships, two Horizon League Tournament Championships, and two NCAA Tournament berths

Has led Wright State to a 113-47 (.706) overall record, three 23+ win seasons, and four post-season berths (the first post-season win (WNIT) in program history)

In 2018-19, led Wright State to the most single-season (27) and Horizon League (16) wins in program history

Wright State’s scoring offense finished ranked 1st in the Horizon League in 2018-19 and 2017-18

Wright State’s scoring defense finished ranked 20th nationally in 2020-21

As Wright State’s Head Coach, has recruited and coached 16 Horizon League All-Conference Team selections, as well as one Player of the Year and one Freshman of the Year

From 2010 to 2016, assisted Wright State to one Horizon League Tournament Championship (first in program history) and five post-season berths (one NCAA Tournament – first in program history)

From 2003 to 2006, helped lead Purdue to a 72-24 (.750) overall and 36-12 (.750) Big Ten record, two 26+ win seasons, one Big Ten Tournament Championship, and three NCAA Tournament berths (two Sweet 16s)

In 2001-02, assisted Cincinnati to 27 wins and an NCAA Tournament berth

As a student-athlete at Cincinnati, helped lead the program to one Conference USA Regular Season Championship and four post-season berths (one NCAA Tournament)

Head Coach Record