Coach Summitt Awards

1983    NCAA Coach of the Year
1983    WBCA/Converse Coach of the Year
1987    NCAA Coach of the Year
1987    Naismith College Coach of the Year
1989    NCAA Coach of the Year
1989    Naismith College Coach of the Year
1990    Summitt received the most prestigious award given by the Basketball Hall of Fame, the John Bunn Award. Summitt was the first female to receive the award in the Hall's history.
1990    Women's Sports Foundation Hall of Fame
1993    SEC Coach of the Year
1994    NCAA Coach of the Year
1994    Naismith College Coach of the Year
1994    Coach of the Year by the Touchdown Club of Columbus, Ohio
1995    SEC Coach of the Year
1995    SEC Coach of the Year
1995    NCAA Coach of the Year
1995    WBCA/Converse Coach of the Year
1996    "Distinguished Citizen of the Year" by the Great Smoky Mountain Council of the Boy Scouts of America.
1996    inducted into the National Association for Sport and Physical Education's Hall of Fame
1997    Governor Ned McWherter Award of Excellence
1997    Coach of the Year by the Touchdown Club of Columbus, Ohio
1997    Casey Award, which is annually presented by the Kansas City Sports Commission.
1997    Honored at White House and named one of "25 Most Influential Working Mothers" as selected by Working Mother magazine
1998    NCAA Coach of the Year
1998    Naismith College Coach of the Year
1998    IKON/WBCA Coach of the Year
1998    City of Knoxville's "1998 Woman of the Year."
1998    Glamour magazine's "1998 Women of the Year,"
1998    Coach of the Year by the Touchdown Club of Columbus, Ohio
1999    Women's Basketball Hall of Fame
1999    ARETE Award for Courage in Sports
1999    WISE 1999 Women of the Year
2000    Naismith Coach of the Century
2000    Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
2001    SEC Coach of the Year
2003    SEC Coach of the Year
2004    SEC Coach of the Year
2004    NCAA Coach of the Year
2004    Naismith College Coach of the Year
2007    SEC Coach of the Year
2007     "Winged Foot" Award by the New York Athletic Club
2007    2007 Dick Enberg Award winner by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA)
2007    Named one of "Americas Best Leaders for 2007" by U.S. News & World Report
2008    John R. Wooden Legends of Coaching lifetime achievement award
2008     "Winged Foot" Award by the New York Athletic Club
2008    Best Coach/Manager (collegiate or pro level) ESPY
2008    Joe Lapchick Character Award
2009    Honorary doctorate from the United States Sports Academy
2009    2009 WNBA Inspiring Coach Award
2009    RUSSELL ATHLETIC/WBCA Victory Club Award for 1,000 career wins
2011    SEC Coach of the Year
2011    Mildred "Babe" Didrikson Zaharias Courage Award by The United States Sports Academy
2011    Maggie Dixon Courage Award
2011    Named a 2011 Game Changer by The Huffington Post
2011    Communicator of the Year by The Tennessee Communication Association
2011    Third member of the Tennessee Women's Hall of Fame
2011    2011 Sports Illustrated Sportswoman of the Year alongside 2011 Sportsman of the Year, Duke men's basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski
2012    Presidential Medal of Freedom
2012    Lifetime Achievement Award from the President's Council on Physical Fitness, Sports & Nutrition
2012    Named to the U.S. Department of State's Council to Empower Women and Girls Through Sports
2012    Pop Warner Female Achievement Award
2012    Global ATHENA Leadership Award
2012    Tennessean of the Year by the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame
2012    Michael J. Cleary Merit of Honor Award by NACDA
2012    Arthur Ashe Courage Award
2012    Billie Jean King Legacy Award presented by the USTA
2012    UT Alumni Association's Distinguished Alumna Award
2012    Knoxville Association of Women Executives Notable Woman Award
2012    The NCAA also honored her legacy, and that of UCLA men's basketball coaching great John Wooden, by naming a room in its new Myles Brand headquarters building the Summitt-Wooden Room
2013    AARP Andrus Lifetime Achievement Award
2013    New York Athletic Club "Winged Foot" Legend Award
2013    Mannie Jackson - Basketball's Human Spirit Award
2013    FIBA Hall of Fame
2013    Keith Jackson Eternal Flame Award presented by CoSIDA
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