UMBC announced Friday it has hired Johnetta Hayes as its new women’s basketball head coach.
Hayes becomes the ninth head coach in school history, replacing Phil Stern, who resigned in February after being on leave since December. The Retrievers haven’t had a winning record since 2015-16.
She will be introduced at The UMBC Event Center on Monday.
“It’s a great day for Retriever Nation as we welcome Johnetta Hayes to Baltimore,” athletic director Tim Hall said in a statement. “She has been a very successful head coach at the Division I level and we are very confident that she will be able to serve as an outstanding leader of our women’s...