Jody Conradt

Career Record:900–307
  • 1969 - 1973
  • 1973 - 1976
  • 1976 - 2007
  • Sam Houston State
  • Texas-Arlington
  • Texas
  • 74 - 23
  • 43 - 39
  • 783 - 245

Jody Conradt (born May 13, 1941)[1] is a retired women's basketball coach. She was the head coach for the women's team at University of Texas at Austin (UT). Her coaching career spanned 38 years, with the last 31 years at UT from 1976 to 2007. She also served concurrently as the UT women's athletic director from 1992 to 2001. During her tenure at UT, she achieved several notable personal and team milestones in collegiate basketball. At retirement, she had tallied 900 career victories, second place in all time victories for a NCAA Division I basketball coach.

  • NCAA Tournament championship (1986)
  • 10× SWC regular season (1983–1990, 1993, 1996)
  • 2× Big 12 regular season (2003, 2004)
  • 9× SWC tournament (1983–1990, 1994)
  • Big 12 tournament (2003)
  • 1984—Russell Athletic/WBCA National Coach of the Year
  • 1986—Russell Athletic/WBCA National Coach of the Year
  • 1998—Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
  • Women's Basketball Hall of Fame
  • 1995—International Women's Sports Hall of Fame
  • International Scholar-Athlete Hall of Fame
  • Texas Women's Hall of Fame
  • 1997—Texas Sports Hall of Fame
  • UT Women's Athletics Hall of Honor
  • Carol Eckman Award - Women's Basketball Coaches Association (1987)
  • Outstanding Commitment to Women's Athletics - National Association for Girls and Women in Sports (1991)
  • Harvey Penick Award for Excellence in the Game of Life - Caritas of Austin (2003)
  • CASEY Award - Kansas City Sports Association (2004)
  • Conference Coach of the Year - 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1996, 2003, 2004
  • National Coach of the Year - 1980, 1984, 1986, 1997, 2003, 2004
  • Lifetime Achievement Award - 2010 by National Association Collegiate Women Athletics Administrators (NACWAA)
  • First women's basketball collegiate coach to reach 700 career victories
  • Coached first NCAA Division I women's basketball team to an undefeated season and an NCAA National Championship (1986)
  • First active women's basketball collegiate coach (and second overall after trophy namesake Margaret Wade) to be enshrined in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
  • 99% graduation rate for the individuals on her teams

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