TUCSON, Ariz. - Arizona women’s basketball head coach Joan Bonvicini today announced the promotion of Jonelle Streed to assistant coach and the selection of Hillary Beck as the graduate assistant video coordinator. Streed has been with the program for the past two seasons as the video coordinator.
"Jonelle has had a multitude of duties with us over the last two years," Bonvicini said. "She’s a go-getter and an excellent worker. She is a great teacher of the game and got crucial recruiting experience last summer. Because she’s familiar with our program, it will be easy for her to transition into a full-time assistant."
Streed will be responsible for perimeter player development, recruiting, scouting, floor work and assisting with the Joan Bonvicini Hoop Camp.
"The opportunity to be an assistant for Coach B and the Wildcats is really a dream come true," Streed said. "I have had an amazing experience up to this point at the U of A and to be given the chance to continue my coaching career here in Tucson is something I am absolutely thrilled about. From the elite level of athletes I get to work with everyday, to the incredible support staff that surrounds me, to all of the facilities and resources we have here in McKale, there is no better place to coach than the University of Arizona."
Streed came to Arizona from Stanford, where she served as an intern with the women’s basketball team during the 2003-04 season. Among her responsibilities were breaking down film, organizing film exchange, assisting with on-campus recruiting, directing pre-game kids clinics, organizing the AAU and recruit database, designing a bi-monthly newsletter, assisting with opponent scouting and covering visiting team practice. She was also involved with camp registration and organization.
Streed previously coached the St. Cloud Comets AAU team for two years (2002-03). She also served as a camp counselor at the St. Cloud State University, Cambridge Isanti High School (Minn.) and Miller High School (S.D.) camps.
Streed played collegiate basketball at St. Cloud State, a Division II school, from 2000-03. She was voted team captain and MVP as a senior, and in her final game had career-highs of 32 points and seven treys.
A native of Cambridge, Minn., Streed graduated magna cum laude from St. Cloud State in 2003 with a bachelor’s degree in mass communications and a minor in coaching. She earned a master’s degree in educational psychology with a physical education emphasis from the U of A in May 2006.
Beck comes to Arizona from Miami (Ohio) University, where she served as a student assistant coach and administrative assistant since August 2005. During that time, she assisted with film exchange and breakdown, facilitated individual workouts and conditioning sessions, was responsible for youth club activities and fulfilled various administrative responsibilities.
Beck, who participated in Nike’s So You Want to be a Coach in April of 2005, served as an assistant coach for the Cincinnati Royals AAU team in 2004 and as an assistant to the coaches of the Indiana All-Stars in 2003. She has also worked as a counselor at several camps, including Miami (Ohio), Kansas State, Purdue, Notre Dame, the University of Indianapolis and the Stephanie White Basketball Camps.
"Hillary has a great work ethic and is a student of the game," Bonvicini said. "She has prior experience with video work and will be a welcome addition to our program."
Beck graduated from Miami with a bachelor’s degree in health education and a minor in coaching in 2005. She was a four-year letterwinner for the RedHawks, the 2003-04 Mid-American Conference champions. She also served as a team captain her senior season.