Boston Celtics Hire Former Women’s Basketball Standout Allison Feaster ‘98

Former Harvard basketball standout Allison Feaster high-fives her teammates.
Former Harvard basketball standout Allison Feaster has been hired to the Celtics front office.

BOSTON, Mass. – Former Harvard women's basketball standout Allison Feaster '98 has been hired by the Boston Celtics as the director of player development, as announced by the Celtics' president of basketball operations Danny Ainge.

A 19-year WNBA and international veteran, Feaster joins the organization after spending 10 years (1998-2008) playing professionally for the Los Angeles Sparks, Charlotte Sting and Indiana Fever, before taking her talents oversees to play professionally in Europe until 2016. At the conclusion of her professional career, Feaster served as the manager of player personnel and coach relations in the NBA G-League prior to joining the Celtics' front office. She was responsible for maintaining relationships with players, agents and coaches as well as serving as the point contact for the league's international strategy.

During her collegiate career at Harvard, Feaster became one of the most decorated players in Ivy League basketball history. As the all-time leading scorer in Harvard women's basketball history with 2,312 points, Feaster broke and currently holds multiple records, including most points in a season and game, most career rebounds and highest career and season scoring averages. Feaster led the Crimson to its 1998 upset of No. 1 Stanford in the first round of the NCAA Tournament as the No. 16 seed, the first men's or women's team in NCAA basketball history to complete the feat.