Sparks Will Practice at Academy USA in Glendale
LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Sparks, led by General Manager/Head Coach Derek Fisher, open training camp on April 25. The team will have a brand-new practice facility at Academy USA in Glendale.
The Sparks training camp roster features former MVP and WNBA champion Nneka Ogwumike, two-time WNBA champion Kristi Toliver, four-time WNBA champion Seimone Augustus, two-time All-Star Chiney Ogwumike, and 2019 All-Star Erica Wheeler.
In addition, the roster features three rookies: No. 7 overall pick Jasmine Walker, No. 10 overall pick Stephanie Watts, and No. 22 overall pick Arella Guirantes. The Sparks No. 28 and No. 34 picks Ivana Raca (Serbia) and Aina Ayuso (Spain) will not join the team in 2021 and LA will maintain their rights. Maria Vadeeva is expected to join the team after the Olympic Break.
Training Camp Roster
|1||Amanda Zahui B.||C||6||8-Sep-93||Minnesota/USA|
|5||Stephanie Watts||G||R||12-Apr-97||North Carolina/USA|
|24||Sydney Wiese||G||4||16-Jun-95||Oregon State/USA|
|32||Bria Holmes||G||4||19-Apr-94||West Virginia/USA|
|33||Seimone Augustus||G-F||15||30-Apr-84||Louisiana State/USA|
*will join the team following overseas commitments.
General Manager/Head Coach- Derek Fisher
Assistant Coach- Fred Williams
Assistant Coach- Latricia Trammell
Player Development Coach- Jamal “Dash” Lovell
Video Coordinator- Rachel Schrote
Director of Sports Medicine/Head Athletic Trainer- Dr. Courtney Watson