Summitt produces great coaches, too

Updated: March 20, 2005, 6:31 PM ET
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Pat Summitt not only turns out great players at Tennessee, she has also turned out some of the game's top coaches along the way. Here's a list of former players (P), graduate assistants (GA), assistants (A) and even managers (M) who have become coaches at the professional, college and high school levels.

A CRADLE OF COACHES
Name Pos/Yrs at UT Current/Last Position
Nancy Darsch A/GA (78-85) Asst. Minnesota Lynx; former head coach Washington and New York (WNBA); former head coach Ohio State
Tanya Haave P (80-84) Former head coach "Satilla" Skene, Sweeden; asst. Univ. of Colorado
Lisa Harrison P (89-93) Asst. Phoenix Mercury
Carolyn Peck A (93-95) Head coach Florida; former head coach Purdue; former head coach Orlando (WNBA)
Trish Roberts P (76-77) Former head coach Atlanta (ABL); former head coach Stony Brook; former head coach Michigan
Heidi VanDerveer GA (86-88) Former head coach Sacramento (WNBA); former head coach E. Washington
Jody Adams P (89-93) Assoc.Southern Illinois
Jane Albright GA (81-83) Head coach Wichita St.
Kathy Allen GA (02-04) Asst. UAB
Debbie Ayres GA (89-90) Asst. Stony Brook
Al Brown A (91-02) Asst. Michigan State
Greg Brown GA (02-03) Former asst. ennessee
Niya Butts P (96-00) Asst. Kentucky
Nikki Caldwell P (90-94) Asst. Tennessee
Daedra Charles P (89-91) Asst. Detroit Mercy
Sheila Collins P (89-91) Former head coach West Georgia College
Abby Conklin P (93-97) Former asst. UNC Asheville
Kelli Casteel Cook P (88-92) Former head coach Maryville College
Tony Cross GA (83-84) Head coach Belmont College
Mickie DeMoss A (85-03) Head coach Kentucky
Rochone Dilligard P (91-94) Former asst. at Austin Peay
Kyra Elzy P (96-01) Asst. Kansas
Sharon Fanning G (75-76) Head coach Mississippi State
Sheila Frost P (85-89) Former asst. Richmond
Bridgette Gordon P (85-89) Asst. Stetson
Sylvia Hatchell GA (74-75) Head coach North Carolina
Cindy Noble Hauserman P (78-81) Retired head coach Centre College
Dena Head P (88-92) Asst. Central Connecticut State
Lea Henry P (79-83) Head coach Georgia State
Marlene Jeter P (90-92) Former head coach Clinton (S.C.) JC
Dana Johnson P (91-95) Former asst. Morgan State
Kellie (Jolly) Harper P (95-99) Head coach Western Carolina
Nancy Bowman Ladd P (73-75) Retired head coach Univ. of the South
Angela Lawson GA (89-91) Head coach Univ. of Incarnate World
Cheryl Littlejohn P (83-87) Former head coach Chicago State, Minnesota
Michelle Marciniak P (93-96) Asst. South Carolina
Carla McGee P (86-90) Asst. Auburn
Calamity McEntire M (02-03) Asst. Fresno State
Matthew Mitchell GA (99-00) Asst. Kentucky
Zandra Montgomery Morris P (77-79) Former asst. Lee University
Mary Ostrowski P (80-84) Former asst. Ohio State
Semeka Randall (97-01) Asst. Michigan State
Joy Scruggs P (72-75) Head coach Emory & Henry College
Judy Southard GA (77-78) Retired head coach Marshall
Pam Tanner A/GA (90-93) Head coach Denver
Holly Warrick P (76-80) Asst. Tennessee
Janet Allmon GA (83-84) Former head coach Baldwin (Ga.) HS
Debbie Ayres GA (89-90) Former head coach California School for the Deaf
Diane Brady P (74-75) Former head coach McMinn (Colo.) HS
Cindy Brogdon P (77-79) Former head coach Centennial (Ga.) HS
Abby Conklin P (93-97) Former head coach Trinity (Ill.) HS
Debbie Groover Buckner P (77-81) Asst. head coach Woodstock (Ga.) HS
Shelley Sexton Collier P (83-87) Head coach Webb (Tenn.) HS
Karla Horton Douglas P (84-87) Asst. Webb (Tenn.) HS
Rochone Dilligard P (91-94) Head coach Lebanon (Tenn.) HS
Tonya Edwards P (86-90) Former head coach Northwestern (Mich.) HS
Sheila Frost P (85-89) Head coach Garrison Forest (Md.) HS
Cindy Noble Hauserman P (78-81) Head coach Chillicothe (Ohio) HS
Marlene Jeter P (90-92) Asst. Victory Christian (N.C.) HS
Dana Johnson P (91-95) Asst. Western (Md.) HS
Zandra Montgomery Morris P (77-79) Former head coach Cleveland (Tenn.) HS boys team
Jill Rankin Schnieder P (79-80) Head coach Montgomery (Texas) HS
Suzanna Barbre Singleton P (74-78) Former head coach Maryville (Tenn.) HS
Tiffany Woosley P (91-95) Former head coach Lincoln County (Tenn.) HS

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