Photo of the Pat Summit being carried by her team


Celebrating coaches who have led Team USA to success

“Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.”

Coach Herb Brooks, 1980 U.S. Olympic Ice Hockey Team

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One of the greatest coaches in college basketball history, she guided the U.S. women's basketball team to its first Olympic gold medal.
Ed Temple built Tennessee State University women's track and field into a powerhouse. Forty of his athletes competed in the Olympics. He coached the 1960 and 1964 U.S. Olympic Women's Track Teams.