Van Chancellor


 

High School Career

Louisville High School (1958-1961)

 

College Career

East Central Junior College (1961-1963)
Mississippi State (1964-1965)
Ole Miss (1973)

 

Coaching Career

Noxapater High School, Boys basketball head coach (1965-1967)
Horn Lake High School, Boys & girls basketball head coach (1967-1973)
Harrison Central High School, Boys & girls basketball head coach (1973-1978)
Ole Miss Lady Rebels, Head basketball coach (1978-1997)

• Winning percentage of .740 with an overall record of 439-154

• 14 NCAA Tournament appearances, 4 NCAA Elite Eights, 5 NCAA Sweet Sixteens

• One SEC regular season crown

• Ranks 14th in all-time winning percentage among women’s college basketball coaches

• Named SEC Coach of the Year 3 times (’87, ‘90, ‘92)

Houston Comets, Head Coach (1997-2005)

• WNBA Coach of the Year (’97, ‘98, ‘99)

• WNBA Champions (’97, ‘98, ‘99, ‘00)

• Head Coach of WNBA Western Conference All Star Team (‘99, ‘00, ‘01)

• Head Coach of USA Basketball Women’s World Championship Team 9-0 for Gold Medal at the 14th FIBA World Championship (’02)

• Head Coach of USA Basketball Women’s Olympic Gold Medal Team, Athens, Greece Olympiad (’04)

 

Hall of Fame Memberships

• East Central Community College Hall of Fame (1998)

• Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame (2001)

• Ole Miss Athletic Hall of Fame (2002)

• Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame (2005)

• Outstanding Alumni Award – American Association of Community College (2005)

 

Did You Know?

Chancellor was selected in 1999 by Sports Illustrated as one of the state’s 50 greatest sports figures at No. 35..

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