Tulsa Shock Name New Assistant Coach

The Tulsa Shock have named a new assistant coach this evening.WNBA veteran Bridget Pettis was named an assistant coach on Fred Williams' coaching staff.Pettis was an assistant coach for the L.A. Sparks and also served as an assistant coach with the Phoenix Mercury from 200 to 2009. She later served as director of basketball operations for the Mercury.

"Bridget Pettis is a true person and a talented coach," said Fred Williams, head coach of the Tulsa Shock. "With her combined wealth of basketball knowledge, experience and expertise both in coaching and as a former WNBA player, I am confident she will help us towards the winning level. She is a coach who understands player development and being a champion."

Pettis said in a press release that she is excited to work with Coach Williams and is excited to be in Tulsa.

Pettis will start her first season this year.