Carla Berube • Head Coach
Carla Berube, who was presented the Pat Summitt Trophy as the 2015 United States Marine Corps / Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) NCAA Division III National Coach of the Year, is in her 15th season leading the Jumbos.
Coach Berube has guided Tufts into the NCAA "Final Four" in four consecutive seasons (2014-17), including the last two years' appearances in the national championship game. During her tenure, the team has received eight NCAA berths overall and has a 27-11 record in those games (.710 winning percentage).
The Jumbos have an 188-10 overall record since the 2013-14 season when they made their first "Final Four" appearance.
Last summer, Berube worked as an assistant coach at the 2016 USA Basketball Women's U17 World Championship Team Trials in Colorado Springs. As a player, Berube had been a member of the bronze medalist team at the 1994 U.S. Olympic Festival.
Entering the 2016-17 preseason as the #1 team in the nation in both the D3basketball and WBCA polls, Tufts is well established as a national power under Coach Berube. The Jumbos have an 88-7 overall record since the 2013-14 season when they made their first "Final Four" appearance. Berube was the WBCA's NCAA Division III Regional Coach of the Year for the three consecutive seasons from 2013-15, and repeated as D3hoops.com Northeast Region Coach of the Year in 2014-15. She was also selected by the WBCA as the New England Coach of the Year for the 2007-08 season, giving her four of those honors overall.
Kate Barnosky • Assistant Coach
Kate Barnosky just finished her 4th year as an assistant on Coach Berube’s staff and has been a part of a coaching staff that has won 2 NESCAC Championships and advanced to the Final Four in four straight years.
Barnosky played for Coach Berube at Tufts, graduating in 2012 with a degree in child development. She played her fifth year of eligibility in 2012-13 while beginning graduate school at Tufts, and earned her master’s degree in applied child development in 2014. Barnosky was a three-year captain of the Jumbo’s team, and made the NCAA Tournament in four of her five years on the squad. She was an All-NESCAC selection and a D3hoops All-Northeast Regional selection in 2012 and 2013, years in which the Jumbos made back-to-back Sweet 16 appearances.
Off the court Barnosky was the Tufts SAAC president and a four-year F.I.T. Peer Leader. She received the W. Murray Kenney award for positive attitude and persistence during her time as a Jumbo.