Brian Agler Resigns as Head Coach of Los Angeles Sparks
Los Angeles, CA (Nov. 30, 2018) –The Los Angeles Sparks announced today that Brian Agler has resigned as head coach of the team.
“We’d like to thank Brian for his contributions to the Sparks organization over the last four seasons, including helping the team win the 2016 title,” Executive Vice President and General Manager Penny Toler said. “We wish Brian nothing but the best moving forward.”
A comprehensive search to identify the next Sparks head coach will start immediately.
ABOUT THE LOS ANGELES SPARKS
Founded in 1996, the Los Angeles Sparks play in the Western Conference of the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA). The Los Angeles Sparks have won three WNBA Championships (2001, 2002, 2016), and remain the only active team in the league to have won back-to-back titles and have qualified for the playoffs in 18 of their 22 seasons. Led by an ownership group led by five-time NBA Champion Earvin “Magic” Johnson and Mark Walter, the Los Angeles Sparks are dedicated to ensuring each home game at Staples Center has a championship level entertainment experience, while showcasing the best female athletes from around the world on the court. The team plays their regular season annually from May through September. To purchase tickets, visit http://sparks.wnba.com/tickets/.