Sherri Coale

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Sherri Coale

 



Class of 2016

 

    • Coale is the Head coach of the University of Oklahoma women’s basketball team. She tookover a program that went 15-18 the year before she arrived in 1996 and brought it into the national spotlight in 2002 when her team went to the National Championship game
  • • She has guided Oklahoma to a record of 442-217 in 20 years
  • • Coale has taken her teams to 17 consecutive NCAA Tournaments including 9 Sweet 16 appearances and 3 Final Four appearances
  • • Her teams have won 6 Big 12 regular season championship and 4 Big 12 tournament championships
  • • Coale is a four-time Big 12 Coach of the Year
  • • She has coached 6 players named Big 12 Player of the Year, 4 players named 1st team All-American, and 14 players selected in the WNBA draft
  • • At the high school level, Coale guided Norman High School to two Class 6A state championships
  • • Coale was named 1993 Region, All-State and Big All-City High School Coach of the Year
  • • As head coach of USA Basketball, Coale guided US Basketball to the 2013 World University Game gold medal
  • • From 2005-2008, she served on USA Basketball Women’s Collegiate Committee

 

 

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