Drake women’s coach Stephens resigns after 9 years

Drake women’s basketball coach Amy Stephens has resigned after

nine seasons with the Bulldogs.

Drake athletic director Sandy Hatfield Clubb announced the

resignation Monday.

Stephens says in a statement that she and the school had

different visions for the future of the program, which prompted her


The Bulldogs finished 18-16 last season, losing to South Dakota

in the first round of the WNIT.

Stephens was 151-130 at Drake. She previously spent eight

seasons as the head coach at Nebraska-Kearney.