Bell named Director of Basketball Operations
Danielle Bell served as Auburn's Director of Basketball Operations for the 2012-13 season. She accepted a similar position at her alma mater, Richmond, following the season. Bell came to Auburn after two seasons at SEC-rival Georgia.
As the Director of Basketball Operations, Bell was in charge of team travel, game day preparations, equipment, budget and monitoring players' academic progress.
At Georgia, Bell assisted with the day-to-day operations of the women's basketball team, including team travel, practice, recruiting visits and player development. She also charted statistics, assisted with video editing and helped with the Georgia Lady Bulldog basketball camps. Bell was a part of a Lady Bulldog team that combined for a 45-20 record in her two seasons and advanced to two NCAA Tournaments, including a Sweet 16 appearance in 2011. She was also on the Georgia bench when the Bulldogs won the Auburn Regional at the 2011 NCAA Tournament.
Prior to her time at Georgia, Bell was a four-year letterwinner and two-year starter at Richmond from 2006-10. She helped the Spiders to consecutive 20-win campaigns and WNIT appearances as a junior and a senior.
She finished her Richmond career with 801 points and ranked seventh among the Spiders' leaders in 3-pointers made with 133. Bell was the Atlantic-10's top 3-point shooter in league games as a freshman, connecting on 51.9 percent of he attempts from beyond the arc. As a sophomore, she poured in a career-high 24 points against Massachusetts. She also started in 66 consecutive games as a junior and a senior and was named to the 2008 UT-Chattanooga Doubletree Classic All-Tournament Team.
A native of Virginia Beach, Va., bell earned her degree in business administration from the Robins School of Business at Richmond in 2010. Bell received her master's in adult education from Georgia and is currently working on a master's in sport management. Born April 1, 1988, she is the daughter of Randy and Carol Bell.