Barbara Nelson, Mike Armstrong and Dorena Bingham were confirmed by USA Basketball as the coaches for the first FIBA U17 world basketball championship for women to be held in France.
Nelson resumes the role as head coach in France later in the year as she had already served as head coach during the FIBA U16 Americas Championship for Women, held in Mexico City last summer.
The draw for the tournament was held earlier today. The USA will face France, Canada, Japan, Russia and Turkey during the preliminary round.
The championship bring together the 12 best U16 nations from the 2009 continental championships.