Women's Basketball

University of California-Irvine


Graduated 3-4 years ago (2017 or 2016)

Tamara Inoue


Years Attended

Head Coach

Overall Experience

Athletic/Academic Balance

Team Morale & Skill Instruction

Fairness & Respect

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In One Sentence...

My experience was very interesting. I went through a lot of toxic teammates, coaching changes and having to adjust to the lifestyle of a student athlete. Although, I think my time as a student-athlete was very helpful and I grew from that experience but it was a lot that you typically shouldn’t have to go through.


The positives is the academics! UCI is a really good academic institution. Also, the facilities are amazing!


Some challenges are definitely time management. Time management is key as a college student and especially as a student- athlete.

Advice to the coaching staff...

Coaches need to be objective and show what their culture is immediately and expect that from all student-athletes. No special treatment.