Megan Duffy (born July 13, 1984) is an American women's basketball coach, currently the head coach at Marquette University. Previously, she had been the head coach with the Miami RedHawks women's basketball team, an associate head coach with the Michigan Wolverines women's basketball team, George Washington Colonials women's basketball team, an assistant coach with St. John's Red Storm women's basketball team, and a professional basketball player in the WNBA, most recently playing for the New York Liberty.
Duffy playing for the Minnesota Lynx in 2006
|Team||Marquette Golden Eagles|
|Born||July 13, 1984|
|2008||New York Liberty|
|2009||CSS-LMK Sfântu Gheorghe|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|2009–2012||St. John's (assistant)|
|2012–2014||George Washington (assoc. HC)|
|Head coaching record|
|Accomplishments and honors|
College playing career
Duffy was born in Kettering, Ohio. After graduating from Chaminade-Julienne High School, a Catholic high school in Dayton, she attended college at University of Notre Dame and graduated in 2006 with a double major in Psychology and Computer Applications. As an Irish athlete, Duffy was named to the CoSIDA Academic All American first team and was honorable mention Kodak All American. She received the Frances Pomeroy Naismith Award from the Women's Basketball Coaches Association as the best senior player under 5 ft 8 in (1.7 m). She is one of two players from Notre Dame, along with Niele Ivey, to win the award.
Notre Dame statistics
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|FG%||Field goal percentage||3P%||3-point field goal percentage||FT%||Free throw percentage|
|RPG||Rebounds per game||APG||Assists per game||SPG||Steals per game|
|BPG||Blocks per game||PPG||Points per game||Bold||Career high|
Duffy was a member of the team representing the USA at the 2005 World University Games Team in İzmir, Turkey. In the opening game against the Czech Republic, she led her team in scoring with 14 points. Duffy averaged 6.1 points per game. She helped the team to a 7–0 record and a gold medal at the event.
Professional playing career
Following her collegiate career, she was selected 31st overall in the 2006 WNBA Draft. Duffy spent her rookie season with the Lynx backing up Amber Jacobs; she averaged 3.4 points, 1.2 assists and 12.5 minutes per game in 2006.
Duffy went to training camp with the Lynx in 2007 but was released on April 26. She signed with the Los Angeles Sparks on April 30, but she was waived on May 18 in the final preseason roster cutdown.
A free agent most of the 2007 season, Duffy was re-signed by the Lynx on August 7, due to Kathrin Ress' departure to train with the Italian National Team. Duffy appeared in four games with Minnesota, averaging 1.4 points per game.
On March 11, 2008, the New York Liberty signed Duffy to a training camp contract.
During the 2006–07 WNBA off-season she played for the Rhondda Rebels in Wales, UK. In the 2007–08 WNBA off-season she played for Ribera in Italy. She played for MBK Ružomberok in Slovakia from September through December 2008 during the WNBA off-season. In January 2009, Duffy signed with CSS LMK Sfântu Gheorghe in Romania.
In 2009, Duffy retired from play and entered the coaching ranks as an assistant under Kim Barnes Arico at St. John's. Her initial responsibilities included guard skills, scouting, and game planning. In 2011–12, Duffy also became St. John's recruiting coordinator. In 2012, Duffy accepted the position as associate head coach with George Washington. In 2014, Duffy left George Washington to accept the position of assistant coach with the University of Michigan.
|Miami (OH) RedHawks (Mid-American Conference) (2017–2019)|
|2017–18||Megan Duffy||21–11||12–6||2nd East||WNIT First Round|
|2018–19||Megan Duffy||23–9||13–5||2nd East||WNIT First Round|
|Miami (OH):||44–20 (.688)||25–11 (.694)|
|Marquette Golden Eagles (Big East Conference) (2019–present)|
|Marquette:||0–0 (–)||0–0 (–)|
Postseason invitational champion
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- Women's Hoops Blog
- "Women's Basketball Player stats". NCAA. Retrieved September 25, 2015.
- "Twenty-Second World University Games -- 2005". USA Basketball. Archived from the original on September 7, 2015. Retrieved October 13, 2015.
- Lynx Sign Megan Duffy
- Offseason 2006–07: Overseas Roster
- Offseason 2007–08: Overseas Roster Archived 2011-02-15 at WebCite
- Offseason 2008–09: Overseas Roster Archived 2011-02-15 at WebCite
- Eurobasket:CSS LMK SF. GHEORGHE
- MichiganDaily.com. "Duffy accepts position at Michigan".
- "Miami RedHawks Women's Basketball Official Athletic Site :: MiamiRedHawks.com". www.miamiredhawks.com. Retrieved April 17, 2018.
- "Mid-American Conference". getsomemaction.com. Retrieved April 17, 2018.