Christine Clancy is in her first season as the head coach of the Washington and Lee women's basketball program in 2012-13.
Clancy served as the Generals' assistant coach for the 2011-12 season, helping lead the Blue & White to a 14-13 overall record and an 11-9 mark in conference play. The Generals were the No. 5 seed for the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Tournament, defeating fourth-seeded Randolph-Macon, 78-69, in the quarterfinals before falling to top-seeded Virginia Wesleyan by a score of 60-58 in the semifinals. With her assistance, W&L claimed three all-conference selections and Becca Bolton '12 was named the ODAC Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
Prior to arriving in Lexington, Clancy spent three seasons at Colby College, serving as an assistant coach for two years before taking over as interim head coach for the 2010-11 season. After going 13-11 in her first season as an assistant, she helped lead the White Mules to a program record for wins (24-5) and the first NCAA Tournament berth in program history in 2009-10. Clancy then took over on an interim basis in her third year, guiding Colby to a 22-6 overall record and a second NCAA Tournament berth, advancing to the second round before falling to William Patterson, 58-53.
Clancy's coaching experience also includes two seasons (2006-08) as an assistant coach at Smith College, where she earned a master of science degree in sports and exercise studies. She also served as an athletic administrative intern at Smith.
As an undergraduate, Clancy played on the basketball and tennis teams at Brandeis University, graduating in 2006 with a bachelor of arts degree in economics. She received the Coaches Award in both sports and was a three-time member of the University Athletic Association All-Academic Team. A team captain for the basketball team as a senior, she was a three-time All-UAA selection, including a first team honoree following her final season.