Nov. 19, 2012
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LOS ANGELES - LMU women's basketball head coach Charity Elliott announced Monday that assistant coach Tracey Wolff has resigned her position and Elliott's husband, Chris Elliott, will be joining the staff for the remainder of the year.
Wolff, a longtime colleague and fried of Elliott's, has departed for personal reasons and will be moving back to St. Louis where her husband and son are currently living.
"We are very saddened by Tracey's departure, but completely support her decision and wish her and her family all the best," said Elliott. "She will remain a part of the Lion family forever and we appreciate all she has done for this program."
Chris Elliott has coached alongside his wife for nearly their entire careers. He was on her staff at Portland State from 2004-007, helping rebuild the Viking's program and leading the team to consecutive Big Sky Tournament appearances. He joined her UC San Diego staff in 2009 after spending two years with Synergy Sports Technologies - a company that provides game video editing and analysis for the NBA, the NBA Developmental League, NCAA Division I games and several major European leagues.
"Chris has join our staff as the director of basketball operations," Elliott said. "He knows all the ins and outs of how I want this program to run and brings tremendous experience to our program. I really appreciate his willingness to step in during this transition and keep things running smooth for us."