KJ Krasco | Head Coach
Krasco begins her fifth season in 2018-19 after taking over the women’s basketball program in the summer of 2014. She came to Middlebury from NESCAC foe Bowdoin, where she served as the top assistant coach for the previous three seasons.
In her first four seasons on the Middlebury bench, Krasco has tallied a 57-43 record, increasing the team's win total from 11 her first season to 17 each of the past two winters. Prior to her arrival as the Panthers' leader, she served as the top recruiter for three years at Bowdoin for a program that made two NCAA Tournament appearances and won over 20 games on two occasions. She was also part of the 2011-12 Maine State Women’s Basketball Coaching Staff of the Year. Among her duties were recruiting, practice planning, scouting reports and video breakdown.
Krasco’s coaching career began at St. Lawrence in 2005, where she spent two seasons with the Saints. She was part of the 2007 Liberty League Coaching Staff of the Year, as the team enjoyed a record-setting 20-win season.
Krasco’s next stop came in 2007, when she took over the reins of the Clarkson program as head coach. In her three seasons, she raised the level of play on the court and also directed the summer basketball camp. She also served as the compliance coordinator for the Golden Knights.
Prior to her three seasons with the Polar Bears, Krasco enjoyed a one-year stint as an assistant coach at Division II Merrimack in 2010-11.
As a player at Colby-Sawyer, Krasco was a first-team All-Commonwealth Coast Conference player and 1,000-point scorer for the Chargers from 2002-2005. She was named the New Hampshire Division III Player of the Year in 2004-05, as Colby-Sawyer won the Commonwealth Coast Conference title and reached the NCAA Tournament. She was inducted into the school's athletic hall of fame in 2014.
The Medford, Massachusetts, native is a member of the Medford High School Hall of Fame.
Savannah Morgan | Assistant Coach
Morgan is in her first year as an assistant coach for the women's basketball program. She joins the Panther program after spending the 2017-18 season as a graduate assistant coach at Regis (Colo.).
Morgan is a 2014 graduate of Emory with a bachelor’s degree in sociology. While with the Eagles, her name is sprinkled throughout both the single-season and career record books. She ranks atop the list in career assists (526) and is second in assists per game (5.1), while sitting sixth in three-point field goals made (108) and seventh on the scoring list with 1,155 points. Morgan helped lead Emory to its first University Athletic Association (UAA) title in 2012-13, posting a 24-4 mark that winter and advancing to the NCAA Tournament’s third round. She was a three-time All-UAA selection, including first-team accolades during her final two seasons with the Eagles. As a senior, Morgan was named to the d3hoops.com All-South Region Third Team.
Following graduation, she played in Germany for Barmer TV for one season as the team’s starting point guard. In 2015-16, Morgan returned to the United States to serve as a volunteer assistant coach at Emory. She was responsible for many areas for the Eagle program, including guard development, scouting, game planning, while also assisting in the recruiting process.
Morgan spent last season at Regis with many of those same responsibilities, while also conducting team film and scouting sessions for the NCAA Division II Rangers. She also served as the team’s academic supervisor and the community service coordinator, as the program logged more than 250 hours.