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Pat Summitt

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Compiled one of the most is victorious in NCAA basketball history and coached Tennessee to eight women’s national college basketball game titles between 1974 and 2012. Her family members moved therefore she could play senior high school golf ball. A medical diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease compelled her to retire in 2012. She acquired three old brothers called Tommy, Charles, and Kenneth. She was wedded to R.B. Summitt from 1980 to 2008 plus they acquired a son called Tyler together. She actually is to women’s university golf ball as John Wooden is normally to men’s.

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Full Name Pat Summitt
Date Of Birth June 14, 1952
Died June 28, 2016, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
Place Of Birth Clarksville, TN
Height 1.8 m
Profession Basketball Coach
Education University of Tennessee at Martin
Nationality American
Spouse R.B. Summitt
Children Tyler Summitt
Parents Hazel Albright Head, Richard Head
Siblings Linda Head, Charles Head, Kenneth Head, Tommy Head
Awards Presidential Medal of Freedom, Arthur Ashe Courage Award, Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year, Best Coach/Manager ESPY Award, Legends of Coaching Award, Naismith Women's College Coach of the Year, Glamour Woman of the Year Award, Naismith Outstanding Contributor to Women's Basketball
Nominations Best Record-Breaking Performance ESPY Award, Goodreads Choice Awards Best Memoir & Autobiography, GMC Professional Grade Play ESPY Award
Movies 1998 NCAA Division I: Women's Basketball National Championship: Tennessee vs. Louisiana Tech, 2004 NCAA Division I: Women's Basketball National Championship: Tennessee vs. Connecticut
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1 Awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama on 29 May 2012.
2 Head basketball coach of the Lady Volunteers at the University of Tennessee, 1974 - present.
3 Inducted into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame in 1999 (inagural class).
4 Inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2000.
5 Winningest basketball coach (at Tennessee) in NCAA history.
6 Son, Tyler, born in September, 1990.


Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
60 Minutes Sports 2014 TV Series documentary Herself - Women's Basketball Coach, Tennessee (segment "Born to Coach")
Mike & Mike 2010 TV Series Herself - Telephone Interviewee
Rome Is Burning 2006-2008 TV Series Herself
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel 2008 TV Series Herself - Head Women's Basketball Coach, University of Tennessee (segment "Pat Summitt")
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2007 TV Series Herself
Basketball Man 2007 Video documentary Herself
ESPN 25: Who's #1? 2004 TV Series documentary Herself
Running Down a Dream 2000 Video documentary Herself
60 Minutes Wednesday 1999 TV Series documentary Herself - Tennessee Women's Basketball Coach (segment "Leading Lady")
A Cinderella Season: The Lady Vols Fight Back 1998 TV Movie documentary Herself - Coach
Mind/Game: The Unquiet Journey of Chamique Holdsclaw 2015 Documentary Herself - Head coach, University of Tennesee

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mike & Mike 2012-2016 TV Series Herself - Basketball Hall of Famer / Herself - University of Tennessee Women's Basketball Coach
Rome Is Burning 2008 TV Series Herself
60 Minutes Wednesday 1999 TV Series documentary Herself - Tennessee Women's Basketball Coach (segment "Leading Lady")

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