Dawn Staley (Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports)
Columbia, SC (WLTX) - USC women's basketball coach Dawn Staley and women's soccer coach Shelley Smith are getting contract extensions.
The University of South Carolina's Board of Trustees approved the amended deals Wednesday.
Staley got a three year extension which will take her through the 2018-19 season, while Smith got a four-year extension through the 2016 season.
"Our athletics department strives to be competitive in all of our programs and compete for SEC and national championships," said Athletics Director Ray Tanner in a statement. "I believe that Dawn and Shelley will continue to lead their programs in that direction."