Amber Stocks is getting a new job.
The Los Angeles Sparks assistant has been hired as head coach of the Chicago Sky, two people with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Thursday. The people spoke on condition of anonymity because the team had not announced the move. A news conference is scheduled for Tuesday.
Stocks replaces Pokey Chatman, who the Sky let go after she guided Chicago to an 18-16 record and an appearance in the WNBA semifinals. She won 106 games in Chicago and led the team to its first-ever playoff appearance in 2013 and a trip to the WNBA Finals in 2014.