Pat Summitt Net Worth, Height, Bio, Facts

Pat Summitt Biography
  • Name: Pat Summitt
  • Age at Death: 64 years old
  • Height: 5ft 11in (181 cm)
  • Occupation: Basketball Coach
  • Net Worth: US $8 Million
  • Status: Deceased

Pat Summitt was an American college basketball coach who had the most wins in the history of NCAA basketball. She coached the University of Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team for 38 years and won eight NCAA championships in the process. Summitt was born Patricia Sue Head on June 14, 1952 in Clarksville, Tennessee. Her parents were Richard and Hazel, and she had four siblings, Tommy, Charles, Kenneth and Linda.

Summitt attended Chatham County High School followed by the University of Tennessee at Martin. She completed her bachelor’s degree in physical education in 1974 and her master’s degree in 1975. Summitt won a silver medal in the 1976 Summer Olympics as a member of the United States women’s national basketball team. She began her coaching career at the University of Tennessee in 1974, a position she held until the end of the 2011-12 season. She had an impressive record of 1,098-208 which equates to a 84.1% win percentage. Summitt coached the Lady Vols to 8 NCAA Division championships. She was named SEC Coach of the Year 8 times, and NCAA Coach of the Year 7 times.

Summitt also served as head coach of the United States women’s basketball team. She led the team to gold in the 1979 FIBA World Championship and gold in the 1984 Olympic Games. The team also won the William Jones Cup in 1979 and again in 1984. In 2000, Summitt was named Naismith Women’s Coach of the century and she was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. She was honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama in 2012.

Pat Summitt died on January 28, 2016 at the age of 64. Her reported cause of death was complications from Alzheimer’s disease. Summitt was first diagnosed with the disease in 2011. She was staying at a senior living facility in Knoxville at the time of her death. Summitt had a net worth of $8 million. She was married to ‘RB Summitt’ from 1980 to 2008 and they had a son named Tyler.

Pat Summitt Bio, Net Worth, Facts
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Pat Summitt Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki

  • Birth Name: Patricia Sue Head
  • Birthday: June 14, 1952
  • Place of Birth: Clarksville, Tennessee, United States
  • Zodiac Sign: Gemini
  • How Tall : Height: 5ft 11in (181 cm)
  • Occupation: Basketball Coach
  • Years Active: 1974-2012
  • Net Worth & Salary: US $8 Million
  • Marriage(s): R.B. Summitt
  • Death-O-Meter: Dead
  • Died: January 28, 2016
  • Cause of Death: Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Place of Death: Knoxville, Tennessee, U.S.

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