Debbie Ryan

Career Record:736-323
  • 1977-2011
  • Virginia
  • 736-323

Coach Debbie Ryan spent 34 years as head coach of the Virginia Cavalier where she compiled an incredible 736-323 record, 11 NCAA Championships and 3 final fours.

Ryan also coached the American women's basketball team at the 2003 Pan American Games, and the USA representative to the 1999 World University Games (also known as the Universiade).

3 Final Fours
1 NCAA Championship Runner Up
11 ACC Regular Season Championships
3 ACC Tournaments

Inducted into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame in 2008
Inducted into the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame in 2012
ACC Coach of the year 7 times
Naismith College Coach of the Year - 1991
Virginia state Coach of the Year - 1981, 1995, 2000, 2002

Debbie Ryan was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2000 but is currently in remission

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