Wendy Anae Staff Bio | Director of Women's Basketball Ops.

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Wendy Anae

Responsibilities

Wendy Anae served as the Director of Basketball Operations for the women's basketball team for the 2012-2013 season.

Education

Received Master's degree in Public Administration from the BYU Marriott School of Management in 2013.
Graduated from CS Fullerton in 1990 with a degree in history.

Years at BYU

During Anae's three years with the women's basketball program, the Cougars compiled three straight 20-plus win season and went to the postseason in each year. BYU won one regular season league crown (Mountain West Conference, 2011) and one championship title (West Coast Conference, 2012).

In 2011, the Cougars advanced to the Third Round of the postseason WNIT. After beating Gonzaga in its first ever WCC tournament championship in 2012, BYU represented the WCC in the first round of the NCAA tournament playing a first round game at DePaul.

Last season, the team finished tied for third in the WCC regular season and once again competed in postseason action. The Cougars advanced to the Third Round of the postseason WNIT with wins over Idaho State and San Diego State, before falling to league foe Saint Mary's.

Career Highlights

Anae came to BYU with coaching experience at the collegiate and high school level. From 2006 to 2009 she was the head coach of the womens basketball team at BYU-Hawaii. During her stint with the Seasiders she was also an instructor in the Exercise and Sport Science department.

She has also been a player and a coach for the Samoa National Womens Basketball Team in 2003 and 2007. At the high school level, she coached at Kahuku High School in Kahuku Hawaii from 2003 to 2005 and at Timpview High School in Provo during the 2005-06 season.

In 2006 she co-founded Elevate My Game, a non-profit organization that helps advance young athletes in the Native American and Polynesian populations.