Dawn Plitzuweit


New WVU coach Dawn Plitzuweit is a good choice

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WV News) — She owns an NCAA Division II national women’s basketball championship at Grand Valley State in 2006. But at West Virginia, Dawn Plitzuweit is a “rookie coach.”. A year ago she coached South Dakota to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Division I...
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Coyotes say goodbye to Dawn Plitzuweit and hello to new head coach

The Coyotes have now filled the head coach position for the 2022-23 season, which was left vacant after Dawn Plitzuweit took the position of West Virginia University’s head coach. USD announced on April 10 Plitzuweit’s replacement would be Kayla Karius. Karius was an assistant under Plitzuweit in 2016-18...

WVU Welcomes New WBB Head Coach Dawn Plitzuweit

When former West Virginia University women’s basketball head coach Mike Carey declared his retirement on Mar. 16, the stage was set for a new program ambassador. Carey’s retirement came after 21 seasons at the helm, gathering the all-time winningest coach moniker, 11 NCAA Tournament appearances, and a 447-239 record with the gold and blue. When news of his retirement hit Mountaineer Nation, University of South Dakota head coach Dawn Plitzuweit’s name began to circulate.

Dawn Plitzuweit introduced as WVU head women’s basketball coach

MORGANTOWN, W.Va (WDTV) - The Dawn Plitzuweit era has begun at West Virginia University. Plitzuweit was introduced as the sixth head coach of the WVU women’s basketball program Tuesday morning, opening up a new chapter for the Mountaineer program. “West Virginia women’s basketball is a national brand and it’s...

GBN Podcast: Dawn Plitzuweit

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The Dawn Plitzuweit era at WVU is officially underway. The new head coach of WVU women’s basketball was formally introduced Tuesday at the WVU Coliseum. During that introductory press conference, she shared her coaching philosophy, explained her approach to recruiting and thanked former head coach Mike Carey for laying a strong foundation.

Dawn Plitzuweit brings a new approach to the program

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WV News) — They rolled out the carpet at the Coliseum to welcome West Virginia’s new women’s basketball coach, Dawn Plitzuweit, to town Tuesday afternoon, complete with the cheerleaders and the pep band. The dance team would have been there, too, but they were off...

Dawn Plitzuweit Introductory Press Conference Information

West Virginia University Director of Athletics and Associate Vice President Shane Lyons will introduce Dawn Plitzuweit, the Mountaineers' sixth women's basketball coach, on Tuesday, April 5, on the WVU Coliseum floor at 2 p.m. ET. Tuesday's introductory press conference will be free and open to the public, with gates opening...

Former USD Head Coach Dawn Plitzuweit Named Coach of Year

The University of South Dakota women's basketball team just completed a historic season and the awards just keep coming in. Not only have the players been receiving awards, but their head coach has been getting all kinds of recognition as well. As many know, USD head coach Dawn Plitzuweit took...