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Danielle Maloney-Stoimenoff joined the Florida Atlantic University women's basketball coaching staff as the director of basketball operations in July 2012. She was elevated to assistant coaching position the following summer.
As an assistant coach in 2013-14, Maloney-Stoimenoff played an integral part in helping the Owls make the transition from the Sun Belt Conference to Conference USA. FAU broke multiple school and C-USA records both defensively and offensively in its first season in the league. The Owls finished the season with 2,331 points in 30 games, the second highest scoring mark and average in school history. FAU shattered the school record with 264 three-pointers, 83 more than the previous mark. The Owls also set school records for largest margin of victory (77 vs. Florida Memorial, 11/16/13) and most steals (33, same game) en route to a 16-14 record. FAU broke a Conference USA record with 20 three-pointers in the regular-season finale against UTEP on March 5. Senior Kimberly Smith was named Second Team All-Conference USA after shattering multiple FAU and C-USA records.
In 2014-15, Maloney-Stoimenoff helped groom the youngest Division I team in the nation with eight freshmen, and only one third-year player, to a 13-17 mark, earning the No. 10 seed in the C-USA Tournament. The Owls finished the year ranked second in the conference in three-pointers made with 206 and in free throw shooting at .719. Sophomore Shaneese Bailey was named First Team All-Conference USA while Malia Kency was named to the All-Freshman team.
Maloney is familiar with Lewis-Jay's coaching style after playing for her national championship Idaho Elite AAU team in 2002. She played at Carroll College from 2005-08, helping the program to a 59-12 record over her last two seasons.
Maloney has spent the two seasons prior to her arrival at FAU as an assistant coach with the successful Dobson High School program in Phoenix. The 2011-12 team advanced to the final four in the state tournament.