Princeton head women's basketball coach Courtney Banghart
announced the hiring of Tyler Cordell as the team's new director of operations
for the 2012-13 season.
"My staff and I
are thrilled to be adding Tyler Cordell to our women's basketball program. A
proven winner, Tyler comes highly regarded and possesses just the qualities we
seek out when adding someone to our team. With an undeniable work ethic and a
genuine and infectious enthusiasm, she cares about the right things. Throughout
the interview process it was very apparent that Tyler has a true desire to
impact scholar-athletes and wants to be a part of something special. She will
surely add a great dimension to the Tiger community," said Banghart.
Cordell joins Princeton after spending the 2011-12 season as
a graduate assistant with the Ithaca College women's basketball program. She
assisted the reigning Empire 8 champions with player development, film exchange
and breakdown, recruiting and scouting. The Bombers went on to win the most
games in program history at 24-5 and advanced to the second round of the NCAA
Division III Tournament.
such a great place. The University is beautiful and every person I've met so
far has been phenomenal. The women's basketball program is doing amazing things
in the Ivy League and NCAA play and I am so excited to get the opportunity to
join the staff," said Cordell.
Cordell is a 2011 graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University where
she was a four-year letterwinner on the women's basketball team. A three-year
captain, she earned All-NCAC First Team honors three times. In 2009, the
Bishops won the NCAC Tournament and Cordell earned tournament MVP honors. She
concluded her career as the all-time assist leader in program history with 495
and is in the Bishops' all-time top-10 in points scored with 1,507.
A native of Columbus, Ohio, Cordell graduated from Ohio
Wesleyan in 2011 with a dual degree in sociology and sport management. She
earned her master's in sport management from Ithaca in 2012.