South Dakota State women's basketball head coach Aaron Johnston has announced staff changes for the 2024-25 season, with Carissa Thielbar stepping away and Macy Miller joining as an assistant coach.

By the Numbers
  • Thielbar spent 10 seasons with SDSU, contributing to seven NCAA Tournaments and 14 Summit League titles.
  • Miller, a former player, brings her experience from playing professionally in Spain and being a WNBA Draft pick to the coaching staff.
State of Play
  • Thielbar's departure marks the end of an era with her significant contributions to the program.
  • Macy Miller's return to SDSU brings back a familiar face with a strong background in basketball success.
Bottom Line

The South Dakota State women's basketball team undergoes coaching staff changes, bidding farewell to a long-time associate head coach and welcoming back a former standout player to join as an assistant coach, setting the stage for a new chapter in the team's leadership.