Our Staff

The Kentucky women’s basketball coaching staff has compiled over 80 years of experience at the Division I level, including coaching or playing in a combined 34 NCAA Tournaments with eight Final Fours, four national championships and a WNBA Championship.


Head Coach
Matthew Mitchell

10th Season at Kentucky
UK’s all-time winningest coach



Associate Head Coach
Kyra Elzy

1st season/5th overall at Kentucky
Coached eight WNBA Draft picks since 2011


Assistant Coach
Niya Butts

1st season/6th overall at Kentucky
Eight year of head coaching experience

Assistant Coach
Lin Dunn

1st Season at Kentucky
Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame, Class of 2014