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The women's basketball team made their annual Halloween trip to ACTS Retirement-Life Community in Boca Raton, Fla.
The women's basketball team attended the 22nd Annual Buddy Walk for the Gold Coast Down Syndrome Organization on Sunday, Oct. 16.
'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 an assistant coaching position the following summer, and was named Recruiting Coordinator at the start of the 2015-16 season.
Maloney-Stoimenoff, a staple of the FAU women’s basketball coaching staff, served with Kellie Lewis-Jay for the past five seasons. In 2016-17, she helped bring in an impressive and geographically diverse recruiting class consisting of six freshmen. The freshmen showed growth and maturity throughout the season with forward Katelyn O’Reilly ending the year as the team’s top shooter. She is now sixth in program history in field goal percentage in a season. Maloney-Stoimenoff was involved in all facets of the team’s development both on and off the court as they boasted the highest GPA among FAU women’s teams for the Fall 2016 semester and continued giving back to the community through numerous causes.
In her first full season as Recruiting Coordinator, Maloney-Stoimenoff helped deliver the number one ranked recruiting class in Conference USA, as ranked by Blue Star Basketball. During her tenure, Maloney-Stoimenoff's responsibilities have included being the team’s academic coordinator, conducting on-court coaching including opponent scouting and leading the team’s community service efforts, as the team was recognized as the Owls Community Service Award winners four years straight.
Prior to joining the FAU Women’s Basketball staff, Maloney-Stoimenoff was an assistant coach for one of Arizona’s most successful high school programs, the Dobson Mustangs. She spent three season working under Head Coach Tyler Dumas and helped the team reach the Final Four of the state tournament during the 2011-12 season. In her time there, she coached seven players that would go on to play for college programs.
Maloney-Stoimenoff played at Carroll College in Helena, Montana from 2005-08, helping the program to a 59-12 record over her last two seasons and made it to the Elite 8 of the NAIA National Championships. In her senior season, she was the team's second leading scorer and second on the team in assists, helping her be named to the All-Conference team. Before being recruited to play at Carroll College, she was a member of the Sheridan College Women’s Basketball team, averaging 18 points, 5 rebounds and 3 assists per game, earning all-region honors.
Maloney-Stoimenoff’s relationship with Head Coach Kellie Lewis-Jay goes back to 2002 when Lewis-Jay coached her on the National Championship Idaho Elite AAU team.
Maloney-Stoimenoff earned her Bachelor's degrees in community health and sports management from Carroll College. She has been married to her husband Tim Stoimenoff since 2012.
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