Alisha Valavanis has been promoted to Storm President and General Manager

The announcement:

SEATTLE – The Storm announced Monday that Head Coach and General Manager Brian Agler will be leaving Seattle to join the Los Angeles Sparks. The search for Seattle’s next head coach is underway.

In addition to Agler’s departure, Seattle has announced the promotion of Alisha Valavanis to president & general manager. She assumes all general manager responsibilities, including player personnel decisions, salary cap management and contract negotiations.