Tennessee Head Coach Pat Summitt will be the keynote speaker at Carson-Newman’s 2nd Annual Coaches Appreciation Dinner, C-N Athletic Director David Barger announced last week.
Summitt will address Carson-Newman’s coaches and staff on Sept. 9 in Stokely Cafeteria on the C-N campus. The dinner is invitation only.
“We are delighted that Coach Summitt will be on campus to celebrate this occasion with our coaches, staff, and their loyal supporters,” said Barger. “ No one understands motivation, work ethic and team chemistry better than Pat. She will be the perfect (keynote) speaker for the banquet”
As a college basketball coach, Summitt has won more games than any other coach (men’s or women’s) in NCAA basketball history, finishing the 2007-08 season with 983 victories. Her University of Tennessee Lady Volunteers just completed a successful defense of their 2007 NCAA national championship, picking up No. 8 in 2008. During her tenure, the Lady Vols have won eight NCAA titles and 27 Southeastern Conference tournament and regular season championships. Her teams have made an unprecedented 27 consecutive appearances in the NCAA Sweet 16 and produced 12 Olympians, 19 Kodak All Americans and more than 70 All-conference performers.... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.