Hunter Low

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Hunter Low

 

 



Class of 2005

 

• Often referred to as the “Father of the All-America Team”

• Made numerous significant contributions to the growth and development of women’s basketball as the Manager of U.S. Sports and Events Programs for the Eastman Kodak Company

• Managed the Kodak All-America program for 17 years from its inception in 1975 through 1991

• Played a substantial role in the formation of the Kodak Women’s All-America Basketball Team, leading the group that created the All-America program

• Also provided the impetus for organizing the foundation of the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) in 1981

• Involvement with women’s basketball began with coaching clinics sponsored by Kodak in the early 1970s

• Made arrangements for the U.S. Olympic Women’s basketball team to train in Rochester, N.Y., prior to the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal, working with the University of Rochester in procuring facilities, dorms, and support materials

• Was also responsible for arranging for an international basketball game between the USA and People’s Republic of China Olympic teams in Rochester in 1975

 

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