Jersey Cardinals would like to introduce you to our new High School Director & Head Coach of the 17u Elite Team Kristina Danella.  Danella has been a Head Women’s Basketball Coach at the collegiate level for the past 8 years. Her stops include Division 2 institutions in Urbana University, Caldwell University and San Francisco State University and Division 3 institution Keystone College. In 2020, Danella’s team captured Keystone’s first ever conference championship and NCAA tournament bid. She has been a 2 time conference coach of the year. Her overall record is 125-75.

Danella graduated from Marist College in 2013. Danella is a 3-time MAAC Champion, 1000 point scorer and MAAC Sixth Player of the Year. Danella started her collegiate career at UMass.

Danella played her high school basketball at Red Bank Catholic. To date, Danella is still the All-time leading scorer and rebounder at RBC while holding 24 other records.



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