|Position:||Director of Basketball Operations|
|Alma Mater:||Cal Poly|
Jill Culbertson enters her third season as the Director of Basketball Operations in 2015-16 after a successful career in various roles in the WNBA.
Culbertson, a 2008 graduate of Cal Poly, most recently spent two years as the Assistant General Manager of the New York Liberty from 2010-12 where she was responsible for the daily operations under the direction of head coach John Whisenant, including team logistics, travel, scheduling and managing of budgets.
The Sacramento native has also spent time in various capacities with the Sacramento Monarchs from 2001-09, finishing as the Manager of Basketball Operations from 2007-09.
“Running an organization at the highest level necessitates that we surround ourselves with the most talented and dedicated people and empower them to contribute to the overall success,” Gottlieb said. “That being said, I’m happy to welcome Jill Culbertson to the Cal women’s basketball family. Jill has extensive experience with the WNBA, and her responsibilities were great because of her wide range of capabilities. Our Director of Operations has a huge impact on the efficient, progressive and innovative manner in which we operate. I have no doubt Jill’s contributions will allow us to continue in our quest to be one of the nation’s most elite women’s basketball programs."