Coaching Staff

Kim Atkinson
Head Coach

atkinson,-kimKim Atkinson is in her 4th season as head coach at Trinity after serving several years as assistant coach. Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, Kim earned her Bachelor of Arts from Cornell University and her Master of Science from The George Washington University.  In addition to serving as Trinity’s head basketball coach, Kim is a certified yoga instructor and a health coach. Kim uses her interdisciplinary background in health and athletics to develop well-rounded student athletes. She is also a mom to beautiful twin baby girls.



Maria Giovannetti
Assistant Coach


Maria Giovannetti is in her 3rd season as assistant coach for Trinity. In addition to working with Trinity University Women’s Basketball, Maria serves as the Director of Basketball Operations for the Washington Mystics, oversees all day-to-day functions for the team including player contracts, budget management, team travel, and player development. Maria also supports the coaching staff with college and advanced scouting, practices and individual workouts.

Maria graduated Magna Cum Laude from Virginia Commonwealth University where she was a four-year varsity basketball player and the Colonial Athletic Association’s Scholar Athlete of the Year in 2005. Maria continued her studies at the George Washington University where she received her Master’s in Tourism Administration with a focus in Sport Management.


Shelby Swann
Assistant Coach

Shelby is in her 2nd season as assistant coach for Trinity. Shelby is a 2015 graduate of Trinity and was a tri-sport student-athlete during her tenure. As a student-athlete, Swann earned numerous All-Conference honors, was basketball team MVP and received the Athletic Director’s Award her junior year.  Swann earned Master’s of Science in Sport Management from California University of Pennsylvania in 2017.