Coach Carla Berube is in her 17th season as the Head Coach at Tufts University.
Coach Berube guided Tufts into the NCAA “Final Four” in four consecutive seasons (2014-17), including two straight appearances in the national championship game. During her tenure, the team has received 10 NCAA berths overall and has a 30-12 record in those games (.714 winning percentage).
Presented with the Pat Summitt Trophy as the 2015 United States Marine Corps / Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) NCAA Division III National Coach of the Year, Coach Berube’s teams have compiled a 356-93 overall record for an outstanding .793 winning percentage that ranks 10th among active coaches in Division III.
In April 2017, Berube was selected head coach of the USA Basketball Women’s U16 National Team by the USA Basketball Women’s Developmental National Team Committee. She guided the team to a 5-0 record at the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Americas Championship in Argentina including a 91-46 win over Canada to win the gold medal. That victory qualified Coach Berube and the team for a berth in the 2018 FIBA U17 World Cup, which they won this past summer including a 92-40 victory over France in the final. In 2017 & 18, she was a co-recipient of the USA Basketball Developmental Coach of the Year Award. As a player, she had been a member of the bronze medalist team at the 1994 U.S. Olympic Festival.
In the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC), Coach Berube has guided Tufts to two conference titles and eight league championship games overall. The team has a 47-3 record against league opponents from 2014-18 and an 88-17 record against conference opponents since 2007. Berube is a five-time NESCAC Coach of the Year.
A 1997 UConn graduate, Coach Berube was a member of the Huskies’ 1995 NCAA Division I national championship team. She played professionally in the American Basketball League before getting into coaching as an assistant at Providence College. She was hired at Tufts in 2002.
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