Coaching Staff

 

Hanna Howard  |  Associate Head Coach

Hanna Howard is in her third season as associate head coach and defensive coordinator at TCU in 2016-17, while entering her seventh season alongside head coach Raegan Pebley on the sidelines.

The duo has helped their teams reach the postseason in each of the last six years, including earning the Big 12's automatic berth into the WNIT in each of their first two seasons in Fort Worth. Howard helped the Frogs to the WNIT Second Round in 2014-15 and the WNIT Third Round in 2015-16, winning 18 games in each season along the way.

Howard's defensive influence has quickly caught on at TCU as the Horned Frogs have ranked second in the Big 12 in steals in each of the last two seasons, posting 10.6 per game in 2014-15 and 8.8 per game in 2015-16.

TCU's 338 steals in 2014-15 were the fifth most in program history while their 165 blocks in 2015-16 were the seventh most in program history. The Frogs 2014-15 defense led the Big 12 by forcing 18.3 turnovers per game en route to a program-best third place finish in Big 12 play and the first postseason victory since 2008.

Senior Chelsea Prince set the TCU single-season steals record (103) en route to earning Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year honors in 2014-15, marking the fourth straight season that one of Howard's student-athlete earned conference defensive player of the year honors.

Prior to coming to TCU, Howard spent two seasons with Pebley at Fresno State, where the Bulldogs made back-to-back NCAA Tournament appearances.

Howard's defensive gameplan paid dividends at Fresno State, as the Bulldogs ranked third in the country in steals (12.9 ppg) during the 2012-13 campaign and set a school and Mountain West record with 426 total steals on the season. Fresno State guards Ki-Ki Moore, Taylor Thompson and Rosie Moult ranked one, two and three in the Mountain West in steals en route to setting the school and league steal records.

Moore was named the 2012-13 Mountain West Defensive Player of the Year and Moult was named with her on the Mountain West All-Defensive team.

Howard joined the Utah State coaching staff in the summer of 2010 and helped lead the Aggies to back-to-back WNIT appearances in her two seasons in Logan. In her last year at USU, Howard helped direct the Aggies to a school record 21 wins and senior forward Ashlee Brown was named the 2012 WAC Defensive Player of the Year.

Prior to joining Pebley at Utah State, Howard began her career as an assistant at UC San Diego, where the Tritons compiled a 77-22 overall record and rose to as high as No. 3 nationally. Howard starred collegiately at the University of Portland.

Howard earned her master's degree in coaching and athletic administration from Concordia University, Irvine in February 2010.

The former Hanna Seltzer married Marques Howard in August 2009. Hanna and Marques have two children, Mason and Maya.

 

Britney Brown  |  Assistant Coach

Britney Brown is in her first season as assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at TCU in 2016-17.

Brown arrived at TCU after serving the 2015-16 season as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at Nebraska, helping lead the Cornhuskers to the WNIT.

Prior to arriving at Nebraska, Brown spent four seasons as an assistant coach at Tulsa.

In her first season at Tulsa in 2011-12, Brown helped the Hurricane to an eight-game improvement in the win column and their best Conference USA finish since 2005-06. A year later, Brown played a key role in helping the Hurricane capture the 2013 Conference USA Tournament title and advance to the NCAA Tournament. Tulsa finished with 17 wins, a four-game improvement over the previous year. The Hurricane returned to the postseason in 2013-14 with an 18-14 record.

Brown went to Tulsa after spending two seasons as an assistant coach at Putnam City West High School.

Brown's high school coaching experience came after spending two seasons as the video coordinator at Oklahoma, while working to complete her master's degree. In her second season on the Oklahoma staff, the Sooners advanced to the 2009 NCAA Women's Final Four and finished with a 32-5 overall record. OU went 22-9 and advanced to the second round of the 2008 NCAA Tournament in Brown's first season on staff.

Brown's coaching career began after a successful playing career in which she played in 129 games with made 59 starts over four years for Oklahoma from 2003-07. Brown was a player on OU teams that won a total of 100 games and captured five Big 12 Conference regular season or tournament championships. Eight of her Oklahoma teammates were either drafted or signed WNBA contracts.

As a starter her junior season, Brown earned All-Big 12 honorable mention accolades as the Sooners went 31-5 and advanced to the NCAA Sweet 16. She averaged 7.0 points and 4.3 assists while starting 33 games to help the Sooners to a 16-0 Big 12 mark and three more wins in the Big 12 Tournament.

As a senior in 2006-07, Brown helped the Sooners return to the NCAA Sweet 16. Oklahoma finished with a 28-5 overall record that included a 13-3 Big 12 mark. The Sooners finished 17-13 in Brown's sophomore season (2004-05), after going 24-9 during her freshman campaign (2003-04), when she appeared in 32 games with one start.

A native of Okmulgee, Okla., Brown starred at Norman North High School, where she finished her career as the school's all-time scoring and assists leader.

 

Aaron Kallhoff  |  Assistant Coach

Aaron Kallhoff is in his second season as an assistant coach at TCU in 2016-17. In his first season, he helped the Frogs to 18 wins while earning the Big 12's automatic berth into the WNIT. TCU advanced to the WNIT Third Round, winning two postseason games for the first time since 2008.

Kallhoff came to TCU after spending the previous two seasons at Arkansas State where he helped lead the Red Wolves to 46 wins, including their first postseason victory since 2007. Arkansas State tallied the second-most wins in program history during the 2014-15 season with 24 and went a combined 30-8 in Sun Belt Conference play over his two years.

Kallhoff helped guide Aundrea Gamble to back-to-back Sun Belt Conference Player of the Year awards, as the guard set an Arkansas State record with 171 assists and won the league's scoring title with 19.0 points per game during the 2014-15 season. As a team, Arkansas State had the 13th-best field-goal percentage in the country at 44.9 percent and had the second-highest scoring offense in the Sun Belt with 71.0 points per contest.

In Kallhoff's first season at Arkansas State, the Red Wolves posted the third-most wins (22) in program history following a 15-15 campaign while averaging nearly 13 more points per game en route to the league's regular-season title and an appearance in the conference tournament championship game.

The Norfolk, Neb., native came to Arkansas State after spending a season as assistant coach at Trinity Valley Community College in Athens, Texas, where he helped lead the Lady Cardinals to a 36-1 record and their seventh NJCAA National Championship.

Prior to his time at Trinity Valley, Kallhoff spent four years as head coach at Hill College in Hillsboro, Texas. He was named the North Texas Junior College Athletic Conference Co-Coach of the Year in his final season at Hill College, where he led the Lady Rebels to a 27-5 record, a share of the league title and a berth in the Region V semifinals.

Kallhoff was also tabbed as one of the nation's top and upcoming junior college coaches by Women's Basketball Insider. In his time at Hill, Kallhoff coached three All-Americans, four All-Region V selections, 16 NTJCAC All-Conference selections, one NTJCAC Player of the Year, two NTJCAC Defensive Players of the Year and one NTJCAC Freshman of the Year. His teams were also named Academic All-American teams on three separate occasions.

He spent one season serving as the head women's basketball coach and assistant athletic director at Allen County Community College in Iola, Kan., where the Red Devils achieved a 3.1 overall team GPA under his tenure.

Kallhoff began his collegiate playing career at Iowa Central Community College where he led the NJCAA Division II Iowa Region in 3-point field goal percentage. In 2000, he earned All-Region IX athletic and academic honors at Northeast Nebraska Community College after averaging 14 points per game.

Kallhoff completed his playing career at Bemidji State where he was a two-year starter, and in his senior season led all of NCAA Division II in assist/turnover ratio. In 2003, Kallhoff graduated from Bemidji State, earning a bachelor's degree in mass communication with an emphasis in public relations, advertising and electronic media. While at Bemidji State, he represented the University as a chairman for the Special Olympics and the United Way Foundation. Additionally, Kallhoff was involved with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

Kallhoff and his wife, Josie, have three children, Camden, Caylix and Capri.

 

Angela Gonzalez  |  Director of Operations

Angela Gonzaga enters her third season at TCU as director of operations in 2016-17, while entering her fourth season under head coach Raegan Pebley after holding the position at Fresno State during the 2013-14 season.

Prior to her stop at Fresno State, Gonzaga served a second stint at San Jose State as a Learning Specialist in the Student-Athlete Services Department.

Before rejoining the San Jose State staff, Gonzaga spent three years with the Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative.

In the last year of her three-year tenure at San Jose State from 2008-2011, Gonzaga served as a women's basketball assistant coach. As assistant coach, she was in charge of perimeter player development and recruiting. While serving for the Spartans, Gonzaga helped sign one of the school's strongest recruiting classes that included two McDonald's All-America nominees.

Prior to San Jose State, Gonzaga was at Notre Dame High School in San Jose where she spent five years as the Director of Community Service Learning. While at Notre Dame, Gonzaga served as a basketball coach for six seasons.

Upon graduating from Notre Dame High School in San Jose in 2000, Gonzaga attended the College of Notre Dame in Belmont, Calif., where she was a shooting guard for the Lady Argonauts. After one year, she transferred to Santa Clara University.

A 2004 graduate of Santa Clara, Gonzaga received multiple degrees, including sociology and a Bachelor of Sciences degree in community studies with an emphasis in urban education. She then received a Single-Subject Credential in social studies from the University of San Francisco and a Master's of Arts in Teaching in 2005 from USF.

She was honored as the Outstanding Teacher Educator Candidate for the Class of 2005 and honored again as a Class Nobel Educator of Distinction in 2006 and 2007.

 

Hannah Lowe  |  Video Coordinator

Hannah Lowe enters her first season as a graduate assistant at TCU in 2016-17. She comes to Fort Worth with over 10 years of coaching experience at the club level in her native Australia.

Lowe was most recently coaching for Basketball Victoria at various age levels while also serving as general manager of Hawthorn Titans Basketball Club.

Lowe began working with Hawthorn Titans as a way to help build grass roots basketball, but eventually took over operations of the club in 2007. The club is now the biggest at its level in Australia with over 900 members and more than 100 teams.

With Basketball Victoria for nearly five years, Lowe has coached teams at levels ranging from U14 boys to U20 women, winning six elite tournaments along the way.

Lowe's coaching career has also included stints as a youth league women's head coach and junior team coach at Hawthorn Magic Basketball Club, state championship women's assistant coach at Hume City Basketball Club and as a junior team coach at Nunawading Spectres.

Lowe earned her certificate of education from Wesley College in 1998, her Bachelor's degree in sports coaching and administration from Deakin University in 2003 and a Graduate Diploma of Teaching & Learning from Charles Darwin University in 2013.

 

Amenemopé McKinney  |  Graduate Assistant

Amenemopé McKinney enters her first season as a graduate assistant at TCU in 2016-17. She comes to Fort Worth after a four-year business career that followed a four-year playing career at Rice.

McKinney has worked as a management consultant for the last four years, specializing in human capital strategy and finance/risk strategy. McKinney also founded Ambytion Sports Enterprises and authored the book "Just A Game".

She has also served for the last year as co-club director for Texas United Basketball and served as head coach for the club's 15U EYBL team. Prior to that, McKinney served as assistant coach for United Elite Basketball for two years.

Prior to her time in the business world and at the club basketball level, McKinney was a four-year letter winning point guard at Rice. The Arlington, Texas, native played in 108 games for the Owls.

An excellent student-athlete, McKinney received Conference USA Honor Roll honors and was an Arthur Ashe Sports-Scholar Award Third Team member.

McKinney earned her Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Rice in 2012.