Candidates to Replace Kim Mulkey at Baylor

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With Kim Mulkey Leaving for LSU, Who are the Candidates to Become the Next Women’s Basketball Head Coach for the Baylor Bears in 2021?

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Candidates to Replace Kim Mulkey at Baylor

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Full Story on Kim Mulkey Stepping Down as Baylor Women’s Basketball Head Coach

With Kim Mulkey gone, now is the time for the Baylor Bears to make a list of top candidates. In fact, the recognizable applicants could be qualified to become the team’s new head coach for the 2021-2022 Season. Mulkey decided to step down recently following a 28-3 finish to the 2020-2021 campaign (16-1 in Big-12 Conference). She will become the head coach for the LSU Tigers, replacing Nikki Fargas. Mulkey’s tenure with the Bears lasted 21 seasons and compiled a 632-104 record (291-61 in the conference).

Kim Mulkey guided the women’s program to 19 NCAA Tournament appearances, including 3 National Championships (2005, 2012, 2019) and 4 Final Four trips (2005, 2010, 2012, 2019). In fact, the Bears played in four consecutive Elite 8 appearances from 2014 to 2017. Prior to becoming the head coach for Baylor in 2000, she was the assistant coach for Louisiana Tech (1985-2000).

Now, many Bears fans might be wondering: Who is the leading candidate to replace Kim Mulkey at Baylor in 2021? The top candidates listed in this article have prior coaching experience. In addition, those candidates have been on the women’s basketball’s coaching staff for at least five years. For the list of top candidates to replace Kim Mulkey at Baylor, please refer to the information below!

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Possible Candidates to Replace Kim Mulkey at Baylor

Internal Candidates

Sytia Messer

  • Memphis AC (2001-2004)
  • Georgia Tech AC (2004-2009)
  • Tennessee Tech HC (2009-2012)
  • Georgia Tech AC (2012-2013)
  • Baylor AC (2014-Present)

Top Head Coach Candidates for the Baylor Bears to Consider

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Niya Butts

  • Michigan St. AC (2002-2003)
  • Arizona HC (2008-2016)
  • Kentucky AC (2003-2008, 2016-Present)

Bob Starkey

  • LSU AC (1998-2011)
  • UCF AC (2011-2012)
  • Texas A&M AC (2012-Present)

Lacey Goldwire

  • Morehead St. AC (2012-2013)
  • Iowa AC (2013-2016)
  • Arkansas AC (2017-2019)
  • Tennessee AC (2019-Present)

Todd Schaefer

  • Ole Miss AC (2013-2016)
  • Washington AC (2016-2017)
  • Arkansas AC (2017-2019)
  • Arkansas Associate HC (2019-Present)

Leading Candidate to Replace Kim Mulkey as Baylor HC in 2021

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Lisa Boyer

  • Temple AC (2002-2008)
  • S. Carolina AC (2008-2010)
  • S. Carolina Associate HC (2010-Present)

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