Texas A&M Women's Basketball Coaching Staff

Last Game

Ole Miss
Loss 60-77
Mar 3, 2023
SEC Tournament
Joni Taylor

Joni Taylor

Head Coach

Texas A&M named 2021 SEC Coach of the Year Joni Taylor as the eighth women's basketball head coach in program history on March 23, 2022.

Taylor succeeds hall of famer Gary Blair and is inheriting a program that is one of eight schools in the past 20 years to have a national title. Over the past 19 seasons, the program won five conference titles and reached the NCAA Tournament 16 times.

The Meridian, Mississippi, native spent the first seven years of her head coaching career leading the Georgia women's basketball program. She amassed 140 victories with a .651 winning percentage and 64 wins in SEC play. Taylor took the Lady Bulldogs to four NCAA Tournaments, including top-four seeds in 2018 and 2021.

Chelsea Newton

Chelsea Newton

Associate Head Coach

Chelsea Newton, a 13-year coaching veteran, was named associate head coach at Texas A&M in April of 2022.

Newton rejoins Joni Taylor in Aggieland after spending the past seven seasons as an assistant at Georgia. She helped the Lady Bulldogs land three top-15 recruiting classes and earn four NCAA Tournament bids. The Monroe, Louisiana, native comes from the coaching tree of Naismith Basketball Hall of Famer C. Vivian Stringer. Newton played under the legend from 2001-05 and coached on her staff from 2010-2015 at Rutgers.

Robert Mosley

Robert Mosley

Assistant Coach

Mosley spent the last 10 seasons as an assistant at Georgia, seven of which with Joni Taylor as the leader of the Lady Bulldogs. The Mobile, Alabama, native helped lead UGA to five NCAA Tournament runs, including an Elite Eight berth in 2013. Throughout his coaching career, he has helped lead his team to seven postseason tournaments and mentored 24 All-SEC selections.

While at Georgia, Mosley was responsible for mentoring the post position. He coached WNBA Draft picks Mackenzie Engram (2018) and Caliya Robinson (2019). He also helped develop Jenna Staiti into a two-time All-SEC performer, including a first-team selection at the conclusion of the 2021-22 season.

Prior to Athens, Mosley was a member of the Alabama coaching staff from 2010-12, where he made an immediate impact on the Tide's fortunes. Alabama advanced to the Sweet 16 of the 2011 Women’s National Invitational Tournament, the program's first postseason appearance since 2002. Individually, Tierney Jenkins was named first-team All-SEC after leading the league and finishing fourth nationally in double-doubles. In addition, Kaneisha Horn was named to the Freshman All-SEC Team.

Katherine Graham

Katherine Graham

Assistant Coach

Graham joins the Aggies after spending the previous four seasons (2018-22) as a member of Taylor’s staff at Georgia as director of player personnel and director of administration.

Prior to her time at UGA, Graham spent two seasons at Virginia as an assistant coach and helped guide the Cavaliers to a 20-win campaign in 2016-17 and a NCAA tournament berth in 2017-18.

Before Virginia, Graham was an assistant coach at Lipscomb during the 2014-15 season and at Western Kentucky during the 2015-16 campaign. Graham was a four-year letterwinner and a three-year starter at LSU from 2007-11, reaching the Final Four in 2008. She was the 25th player in program history to finish with 500 career rebounds (513) while also finishing her career with 295 assists and 713 points.

Graham was named to the Southeastern Conference All-Defensive Team her senior season and is one of three players in program history to record a triple double. Following her collegiate playing career, she spent one season playing professional basketball in Iceland before heading to Georgia, where she spent two seasons as a graduate assistant from 2012-14.

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