After helping to guide the Buffaloes to their best season to date, Colorado head coach Ann Elliott has promoted assistant coach Alex Frank to an associate head coach.

"Alex has done an incredible job over the last two years here as an assistant and has had a major impact on all aspects of our program; recruiting, player development, game management, etc.," Elliott said. "She is truly passionate about the University of Colorado and is committed to the success of our players, on and off the field, and our program."

CU recorded a 16-4 overall mark during the 2017 season, which was a school record for the most wins, and advanced to its first NCAA Tournament. The Buffs also recorded a 7-1 record in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation, finishing second in the regular and postseason action.

"I am honored to be named associate head coach at Colorado," Frank said. "I want to thank athletic director Rick George, coach Elliott and the athletic administration for this opportunity and for their guidance and mentorship. I am excited to be a part of our program's transition into the Pac-12 and look forward to our continued growth and success."

Over the last two seasons. Frank has helped the Buffs to a 29-9 overall record (13-5 in 2016), as well as a 14-3 mark in league play. Colorado has also been dominate at home, finishing with a perfect 8-0 mark in 2017 after a 6-1 record in 2016 for a .933 winning percentage.


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Frank came to Colorado after serving as an assistant coach for three seasons at Boston College where she helped guide the Eagles to three consecutive winning seasons (42-18 combined record) and three straight appearances in the NCAA Tournament, advancing as far as the quarterfinals in 2014.