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A history-making, iconic basketball coach.
A nationally respected leader.
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Photo courtesy of The University of Tennessee
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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.

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Recent Press

Maryville-based Orange Mountain Designs to distribute Pat Summitt book as exclusive partner

"Quotes From The Summitt" book sales through April 15th, will result in $2.00 donation to the Pat Summitt Foundation to benefit Alzheimer's research.

Gus Manning's friendship with Pat Summitt reflected by award

Manning will receive the Pat Summitt Ignite Greatness Award from the Greater Knoxville Sports Hall of Fame during its induction ceremony Tuesday at the Knoxville Convention Center.

Lady Vols alumni work to stick together without their glue, Pat Summitt

Among the many principles that she preached, Pat Summitt occasionally was loud but always quite clear about the importance of communication. Her former players are taking that lesson to heart.

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