Here’s the announcement:
LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles Sparks Executive Vice President and general manager Penny Toler today named veteran coach Brian Agler the 12th head coach in franchise history. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The all-time winningest coach in women’s professional basketball history, Agler is a veteran of the WNBA, bringing 11-years of head coaching experience and a WNBA title to the Sparks organization. He became the all-time winningest coach in 2012 when he earned his 212th career win (ABL and WNBA) to move past Van Chancellor (211), former coach of the Houston Comets. Following the 2014 WNBA season, he stands at 262 career wins (78 ABL, 184 WNBA).