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Patty Broderick

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Patty Broderick

Class of 2008

  • Basketball official since 1972, currently the coordinator of Women’s Basketball Officiating Consortium, which includes eight different conferences
  • Served on the Board of Directors for the Catholic Youth Organization (CYO, 2004-2007), earned the 1989 CYO Volunteer Coaching Award and the 1990 St. John Bosco Award, which is the highest award for contributions to CYO.
  • Has extensive experience at the high school, college, international and professional levels
  • Has officiated seven Final Fours, six WNBA Championships, two ABL Finals, three ABL All-Star games; reffed the inaugural WNBA All-Star game in 1999
  • Became the second female to ever officiate an Olympics when she worked the 1988 Olympics in Seouls
  • First woman to officiate the Pan American Games in 1987
  • Inaugural winner of the Naismith Female Basketball Official of the Year Award in 1988
  • On Nov. 30, 1995 was commissioned as a Distinguished Hoosier by the Office of then Governor Evan Bayh from the State of Indiana
  • Director of Officials for the WNBA from 2002-2004
  • Served on the Board of Directors for the Catholic Youth Organization (CYO, 2004-2007), earned the 1989 CYO Volunteer Coaching Award and the 1990 St. John Bosco Award, which is the highest award for contributions to CYO