Ty Young Selected As New Assistant Coach For the Chicago Sky

Congrats! Ty Young Is The New Assistant Coach For The Chicago Sky

Former WNBA player and ‘Love and Hip Hop’ cast member Tamera “Ty” Young is the new assistant coach for the Chicago Sky.

According to the team’s official website, she will join Head Coach Teresa Weatherspoon’s staff.

RELATED: Ty Young Says That She Is Single After Previously Getting Engaged To Mimi Faust For A Second Time

The Head Coach Welcome Ty

The 37-year-old played in the WNBA for over a decade. Additionally, Young was a member of the Sky team. Furthermore, she played 9 of her 12 years in the league with the organization. Moreover,  Ty had a highly decorated career, earning a spot as a Top 10 player in Sky history.

Weatherspoon stated, “I am very excited to welcome Ty to our coaching staff and have her on the sidelines beside me this season…Ty brings energy, passion, and spirit to inspire us all. I can’t wait to watch her mentor, lead, and coach our players this season.”

The Announcement

The Chicago Sky announced Ty’s new position with the Windy City team on X, formerly known as Twitter. The tweet read, “Officially official. Welcome BACK to Skytown, Coach@young11.”

She responded, “God is the greatest. I’m back Chicago. I love you ChiTown.”

Ty posted a photo of herself on Instagram signing the contract for her new gig. She captioned the photo, “Full Circle Moment…” She continued, “On April 9, 2008, I was drafted to the WNBA. (Atlanta Dream) On April 9, 2024, I signed my first coaching contract with my most extended tenure team.”

Ty’s caption continued, “The Chicago Sky. Exactly 16 years apart. I am grateful for the opportunity then and now.”

Social Media Reacts To Ty’s New Job

Roomies shared their thoughts under The Shade Room’s report about Ty’s new assistant coaching position.

@monicadenise said, “Congratulations @tyyoung11 you definitely changed the game, now you will teach it!  The whole family and I are PROUD OF YOU! @chicagosky.”

@epicflaors wrote, “Officially a Chicago Sky Fan Now…WNBA will never be the same.”

@demei._ added, “This team may be on to something.”

“Whole team fine,” @kashkhari_ typed.

As previously reported, Angel Reese was drafted 7th by the Chicago Sky in the first round of the 2024 WNBA draft.

President Joe Biden recently spoke about the pay gap in women’s sports.

“But right now we’re seeing that even if you’re the best, women are not paid their share,” he shared on X. 

The President also said, “It’s time that we give our daughters the same opportunities as our sons and ensure women are paid what they deserve.”

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