Having taken a gig at the University of Canberra it seemed unlikely Capitals coach Carrie Graf was going anywhere.
This morning Basketball ACT are making known the deal is done:
In a coup for the Women’s National Basketball League, legendary coach Carrie Graf has signed a new deal with The Tradies Canberra Capitals – keeping her with the club for the next three seasons.
Graf – who has coached the team since 2005 and led them to six championship titles – will stay in Canberra full-time, coaching the Capitals in addition to her new role as coach-in-residence at the University of Canberra.
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Local organisations and long-time supporters of women’s basketball, ActewAGL and ACTEW Water, once again played a crucial role in securing Grafs future with the Capitals through financial support.
ActewAGL Chief Executive Officer Michael Costello said he was thrilled to extend ActewAGL’s partnership with Graf and help keep her in Canberra for another three years.