Meet Your Coaches

In addition to your UVA coaching staff, we've assembled some of the best basketball minds in the country as your instructors.
Tina Thompson

Tina Thompson

Head Coach

One of the most decorated players in women's basketball history, and the newest head coach of UVA women's basketball. She spent two seasons at Texas as an assistant coach, and one as Associate Head Coach. Thompson's playing career includes retiring as the all-time leading scorer in WNBA history, a two-time Olympic gold medalist, a four-time WNBA champion (Houston Comets) and being the first player drafted in the history of the WNBA in 1997. She's also an alum of the University of Southern California where she finished her collegiate career with 2,248 points.

Karleen Thompson

Karleen Thompson

Associate Head Coach

Thompson is a coaching veteran in the WNBA with the Houston Comets, Los Angeles Sparks and most recently with the Atlanta Dream. She has also served as an assistant coach at Clemson from 2010-13.
Thompson served as the head coach and general manager of the Houston Comets from two seasons from 2007-08, promoted to that position after serving as an assistant coach with the Comets the two prior seasons.

Monica Wright

Monica Wright

Assistant Coach

Monica Wright is the all-time leading scorer in UVA women's basketball history. Wright was selected by the Minnesota Lynx with the second overall pick in the 2010 WNBA draft.[9] She went on to be named to the WNBA's all-rookie team. In 2011 and 2012. She is in her first season with Virginia women's basketball.

Walter Pitts

Walter Pitts

Assistant Coach

Walter Pitts was named to Tina Thompson’s coaching staff in May of 2019. Pitts comes to Virginia after spending last season as a women’s basketball assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at Jackson State. During his tenure with the Tigers, he helped develop two All-SWAC players and the Newcomer of the Year, Kaisah Lucky.

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Camp is one of the most important decisions you'll make as a basketball player. To have a shot at becoming the best, learn from the best.
#1: Elite Coaching Staff

#1: Elite Coaching Staff

No Place Like UVA

How many staffs in the country can boast Hall of Famers, a 4X WNBA champion, 2X Olympic Gold Medalist, NCAA Champion, All Americans and best of all, A+++ people!

#2: Top Flight Instruction

#2: Top Flight Instruction

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Our camp instructors have done everything you want to do. That’s why smart basketball players choose UVA for their summer camp experience. Ready to learn from the best?

#3:  100% Satisfaction

#3: 100% Satisfaction

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Charlottesville, VA 22903

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