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A trailblazer for women.
A history-making, iconic basketball coach.
A nationally respected leader.
Pat Summitt was awarded with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, titled the Coach of the Century, and named a Top 50 United States Woman Leader. She was a champion for women's causes and truly a one-of-a-kind, legendary American treasure.
Pat won 8 national championships, boasted a 100% graduation rate for her student-athletes, and retired as the winningest coach in history (men or women). She was named one of the “Twenty Five Most Influential Working Mothers” by the White House. Of the top 50 best-selling books written by coaches, Pat is the only female. She is also the only woman on Sporting News’ list of “Top 50 US Coaches of all time.” Pat Summitt’s life, legacy, and leadership lessons will continue for decades through the work of the Pat Summitt Leadership Group.