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Mike McLaughlin - Head Coach

Entering his 13th season at the helm of Penn women’s basketball in 2022-23, Mike McLaughlin has firmly established himself as one of the most respected and esteemed coaches in both the Ivy League and country while solidifying the Quakers as a nationally renowned program. McLaughlin was hired as the eighth head coach in program history on April 24, 2009.
A four-time Philadelphia Big 5 Coach of the Year, McLaughlin has a career record of 618-198 (.757) and has posted 20 or more wins in 21 of his 26 seasons as a head coach, including six 30-win seasons. The Philadelphia native has won 14 conference titles, is a 20-time Conference Coach of the Year, won his 500th game as a head coach during the 2015-16 season and then his 600th during the 2019-20 campaign.

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Kelly Killion - Associate Head Coach/Recruiting Coordinator

Kelly Killion enters her seventh straight year and ninth overall on the Quaker sidelines in 2022-23. She was named Associate Head Coach/Recruiting Coordinator in July 2022.

Killion has overseen the success of two Ivy League champion teams in her time with the Quakers, including the program's fourth title in a six-year span in 2018-19 as the Quakers went 24-7 and 12-2 in league play.

During the 2019-20 campaign, Killion worked with the guards helping guide Kayla Padilla to Ivy League Rookie of the Year and first-team All-Ivy honors while also mentoring point guard Kendall Grasela, who finished seventh in the nation in assist/TO ratio and led the Ivy League in assist/TO ratio and assists per game. Padilla finished sixth nationally among all freshmen and second overall in the league in scoring at 17.4 points per game.

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Ashley Robinson - Assistant Recruiting Coordinator

Ashley Robinson enters her fourth season of her second stint with the Quakers in 2022-23, fifth overall. She was named the Assistant Recruiting Coordinator in July 2022.

Robinson returned to her role with the post players in 2019, helping Eleah Parker dominate the paint, earning Ivy League Defensive Player of the Year honors for two straight seasons while also serving as a first-team All-Ivy selection.
Before taking a position at Northeastern, Robinson joined forces with Coach Kelly Killion in focusing primarily on the Penn post players, helping to guide Parker to unanimous Ivy League Rookie of the Year honors. Parker's prowess, combined with the success of a strong senior class featuring All-Ivy playmakers Michelle Nwokedi and Anna Ross, led the Quakers to their second ever Big 5 championship in 2017-18, while earning a berth to the WNIT.       

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Christine M. Woods - Director of Operations

Christine Woods enters her eighth season as the Director of Basketball Operations for the Penn women's basketball program in 2022-23.

Woods handles all administrative duties for the program and came to Penn after spending three seasons as an assistant coach at her alma mater Holy Family. During that time, the Tigers won a regular season and two tournament conference titles, and made two NCAA Division II Tournament appearances.
She played three seasons under Mike McLaughlin during her four-year playing career at HFU from 2006-2010. Woods, formerly McCollum, appeared in 130 games for the Tigers as the team went an impressive 117-13, including 77-0 in conference play. She was a member of two of McLaughlin's Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Championship teams (2007 & 2008) and made four NCAA Division II Tournament appearances. The Tigers advanced to the East Region Championship final twice during her career in 2008 and 2010.

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