Missy Anderson returned to her alma mater in the summer of 1997 as Duke’s first program coordinator for women’s basketball. She helps coordinate office activities, arranges team travel, schedules team practices and meals and assists with summer camps. Her responsibilities also include the production of alumni and coaches newsletters, as well as design of graphics and recruiting materials. In addition, Anderson is in her eighth year providing color commentary for all Duke women’s basketball games broadcast on WDNC.
Anderson was a point guard for head coach Gail Goestenkors in her first two seasons from 1992-94, and she earned four letters during her Blue Devil career from 1991-94. Anderson led the Blue Devil squad in both assists and steals during her junior and senior seasons. She was also named Most Valuable Player of the 1993 Duke Classic and owns the Duke single-game record for steals (9).
A 34-year-old native of Maryville, Tenn., Anderson graduated from Duke in 1994 with a degree in sociology.