The women’s basketball program continues to be ranked one of the best in the nation and has claimed 29 CCS, 13 NorCal, and six CIF State championships, plus a National Championship. This past season, the Monarchs captured three major titles: the WCAL Championship, the CCS Open Division Championship, and the NorCal Open Division Championship. The Monarchs advanced to the state championship, but the game was canceled due to COVID-19. The program has produced some professional athletes including three-time Olympic gold medalist Kerri (Walsh ’96) Jennings and three-time WNBA All-Star point guard Danielle Robinson ’07.
Coach Sue Phillips ’86 is consistently recognized as one of the best women’s basketball coaches in the nation. Over 28 years of coaching Monarchs, she has been named the national coach of the year by the WBCA, Naismith, and Gatorade. Coach Phillips has led the Monarchs to more than 725 wins, including 23 league, 22 CCS, 13 NorCal and six CIF state championships. She was recently named the head coach for the 2021 USA Basketball’s U16 and U17 National Teams. In the past, Coach Phillips has led USA Basketball U16 and U17 teams to two gold medals.