Beth Dunkenberger Is in her second season with the Tulane Green Wave and first as assistant basketball coach. After serving as the program's director of operations during the 2011-12 season, Dunkenberger will assist in all facets of the Tulane team including game planning, recruiting and supervising the student-athletes' academic progress. Previously she had been the head women's basketball coach at Virginia Tech since 2004. In five seasons at the helm, guided the Hokies to three postseason appearances. The 2006 squad reached the second round of the NCAA tournament, and the 2007 team made it to the third round of the WNIT tournament.
From 2000 to 2003, she served as the head coach at Western Carolina University. In the 2003 season, she set a school record for most wins with 21, and was subsequently named Southern Conference Coach of the year. In 2003, Western Carolina was the Southern Conference tournament runner up. From 1997 to 1999, she served as an assistant coach at the University of Florida. Florida made the NCAA tournament in 1997 and 1998, and was WNIT runner ups in 1999.
From 1990 to 1996, she was an assistant coach at Virginia Tech. She owns a career 84-70 record at Virginia Tech, and a 149-120 overall record.
Her parents are Tom and Rebecca Dunkenberger.
Her brothers are Tom Dunkenberger, Jr. and David Dunkenberger.