Dan Hughes (basketball)
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|Born||April 14, 1955|
|1999||Charlotte Sting (assistant)|
|San Antonio Stars|
|Career highlights and awards|
Dan Hughes (born April 14, 1955) is an American basketball head coach in the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA). On October 4, 2017 the Seattle Storm announced the hiring of Hughes as the team's head coach. He has guided stars such as Sue Bird, Natasha Howard, Mercedes Russell, and Jordin Canada.
Hughes coached the Silver Stars from 2005 to 2009, and rejoined the team in 2011. Prior to the 2013 season, Hughes signed a multiyear contract extension. He has coached the most victories in franchise history. On April 19, 2016, the Stars announced that Hughes would step down as general manager and head coach following the 2016 season.
|Regular season||G||Games coached||W||Games won||L||Games lost||W–L %||Win–loss %|
|Playoffs||PG||Playoff games||PW||Playoff wins||PL||Playoff losses||PW–L %||Playoff win–loss %|
|CHA||1999||20||10||10||.500||2nd in East||4||2||2||.500||Lost in Eastern Conference Finals|
|CLE||2000||32||17||15||.531||2nd in East||6||3||3||.500||Lost in Eastern Conference Finals|
|CLE||2001||32||22||10||.688||1st in East||3||1||2||.333||Lost in Eastern Conference Semi-Finals|
|CLE||2002||32||10||22||.313||7th in East||-||-||-||-||Missed Playoffs|
|CLE||2003||34||17||17||.500||4th in East||3||1||2||.333||Lost in Eastern Conference Semi-Finals|
|SAS||2005||34||7||27||.206||7th in West||-||-||-||-||Missed Playoffs|
|SAS||2006||34||13||21||.382||6th in West||-||-||-||-||Missed Playoffs|
|SAS||2007||34||20||14||.588||2nd in West||5||2||3||.400||Lost in Western Conference Finals|
|SAS||2008||34||24||10||.706||1st in West||9||4||5||.444||Lost in WNBA Finals|
|SAS||2009||34||15||19||.441||4th in West||3||1||2||.333||Lost in Western Conference Semi-Finals|
|SAS||2011||34||18||16||.529||4th in West||3||1||2||.333||Lost in Western Conference Semi-Finals|
|SAS||2012||34||21||13||.618||3rd in West||2||0||2||.000||Lost in Western Conference Semi-Finals|
|SAS||2013||34||12||22||.353||5th in West||-||-||-||-||Missed Playoffs|
|SAS||2014||34||16||18||.471||4th in West||2||0||2||.000||Lost in Western Conference Semi-Finals|
|SAS||2015||34||8||26||.235||6th in West||-||-||-||-||Missed Playoffs|
|SAS||2016||34||7||27||.206||6th in West||-||-||-||-||Missed Playoffs|
|SEA||2018||34||26||8||.765||1st in West||8||6||2||.750||Won WNBA Championship|
|SEA||2019||34||18||16||.529||3rd in West||2||1||1||.500||Lost in 2nd Round|
- "Dan Hughes new coach of the Seattle Storm". USA TODAY. Retrieved 2017-10-05.
- "WNBA: "Silver Stars and Dan Hughes Sign Contract Extension"". Archived from the original on 2013-06-05. Retrieved 2013-09-05.