Anna Lee Serrano began her coaching career as the girls’ basketball coach in Brookfield, CT, after graduating from the University of New Hampshire in 1970. During the next seven seasons, Serrano led her team to an incredible 59-game regular season win streak. From 1971-1977, her teams were six-time Berkshire League champions and state tournament participants. Serrano’s regular season career record was 99-8 and 105-12 including tournament play.
In 1978, Serrano moved to the college ranks as the head women’s basketball coach at Western Connecticut State College. In three seasons at WCSU, Serrano’s team compiled a 31-19 record.