Janel Grimm made the move to MSU with Joanne P. McCallie after spending one year on her staff at Maine.
A native of North English, Iowa, Grimm had an outstanding collegiate career at Iowa State where she was a two-time All-Big 12 honoree and played in two NCAA Tournaments.
As a senior co-captain, she helped lead the Cyclones to a 25- 8 overall record and an NCAA Sweet 16 appearanceand their second straight NCAA Tournament appearance. Grimm had a brief stint as the Director of Basketball Operations at Northern Illinois before taking a coaching position on McCallie’s staff at Maine.
A four-time Academic All-Big 12 honoree, Grimm earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from ISU in 1999.