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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
Star Sign Gemini

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1Awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama on 29 May 2012.
2Head basketball coach of the Lady Volunteers at the University of Tennessee, 1974 - present.
3Inducted into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame in 1999 (inagural class).
4Inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2000.
5Winningest basketball coach (at Tennessee) in NCAA history.
6Son, Tyler, born in September, 1990.


Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
60 Minutes Sports2014TV Series documentaryHerself - Women's Basketball Coach, Tennessee (segment "Born to Coach")
Mike & Mike2010TV SeriesHerself - Telephone Interviewee
Rome Is Burning2006-2008TV SeriesHerself
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel2008TV SeriesHerself - Head Women's Basketball Coach, University of Tennessee (segment "Pat Summitt")
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2007TV SeriesHerself
Basketball Man2007Video documentaryHerself
ESPN 25: Who's #1?2004TV Series documentaryHerself
Running Down a Dream2000Video documentaryHerself
60 Minutes Wednesday1999TV Series documentaryHerself - Tennessee Women's Basketball Coach (segment "Leading Lady")
A Cinderella Season: The Lady Vols Fight Back1998TV Movie documentaryHerself - Coach
Mind/Game: The Unquiet Journey of Chamique Holdsclaw2015DocumentaryHerself - Head coach, University of Tennesee

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mike & Mike2012-2016TV SeriesHerself - Basketball Hall of Famer / Herself - University of Tennessee Women's Basketball Coach
Rome Is Burning2008TV SeriesHerself
60 Minutes Wednesday1999TV Series documentaryHerself - Tennessee Women's Basketball Coach (segment "Leading Lady")

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