CONGRATS Coach @NickiCollen! 🎉
WNBA COACH OF THE MONTH! 🙌
— Atlanta Dream (@AtlantaDream) August 2, 2018
NEW YORK, Aug. 2, 2018 – The Atlanta Dream’s Nicki Collen today was named the WNBA Coach of the Month for games played in July.
Collen guided the East-leading Dream to a 9-2 mark in July, which tied the Seattle Storm for the league’s best record for the month. Atlanta went 4-0 on the road and 5-2 at home to improve to 16-10 overall, moving from ninth place to second in the league standings.
The Dream won a franchise-best eight consecutive games during July, highlighted by an 87-74 home win over the league-leading Storm on July 22. In its four road games, Atlanta posted wins over the Indiana Fever, Washington Mystics, Connecticut Sun and Los Angeles Sparks.