List of college women's basketball coaches with 600 wins

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This is a list of college women's basketball coaches by number of career wins. The list includes only games at the NCAA,[1] AIAW and NAIA[2][3] levels. Pat Summitt, who was the head coach of the Tennessee Lady Volunteers from 1974–2012, tops the list with 1,098 career wins. The highest winning percentage in the group belongs to Geno Auriemma, head coach of the Connecticut Huskies since 1985, with an .885 career winning percentage. The fastest coach to reach 600 wins is Mark Campbell, current head coach of the Division II Union Bulldogs, who reached the mark in his 691st game on January 10, 2019.[1]

NCAA and NAIA women's basketball coaches with 600 wins[edit]

Key[edit]

Active in the 2019-2020 season
* Elected to the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame
** Elected to both the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame

The source for all statistics and schedules for NCAA teams is http://web1.ncaa.org/stats/StatsSrv/careersearch

Sources for NAIA teams are specified in the relative entries

Coaches[edit]

Statistics correct through the end of 2018–19 season

Rank Name Years Wins Losses Pct. Teams (Seasons)
1 Pat Summitt ** 38 1,098 208 .841 Tennessee (1974–2012)
2 Tara VanDerveer ** 41 1,067 247 .812 Idaho (1978–80), Ohio State (1980–85), Stanford (1985–95, 1996–)
3 Geno Auriemma ** 35 1,062 139 .884 Connecticut (1985–)
4 Barbara Stevens * 43 1,039 282 .787 Clark (MA) (1977–83), Massachusetts (1983–86), Bentley (1986–)
5 Sylvia Hatchell ** 44 1,023 405 .716 Francis Marion (1975–86), North Carolina (1986–2019)
6 C. Vivian Stringer ** 49 1,019 412 .712 Cheyney (1971–83), Iowa (1983–95), Rutgers (1995–)
7 Muffet McGraw ** 38 923 275 .770 Lehigh (1982–87), Notre Dame (1987–)
8 Jim Foster * 40 903 347 .722 Saint Joseph's (1978–91), Vanderbilt (1991–2002), Ohio State (2002–13), Chattanooga (2013–2018)
9 Jody Conradt ** 38 900 309 .744 Sam Houston State (1969–73), Texas-Arlington (1973–76), Texas (1976–2007)
10 Robin Selvig 38 865 286 .752 Montana (1978–2016)
11 Andy Landers * 36 862 299 .742 Georgia (1979–2015)
12 Curt Fredrickson 39 846 306 .734 Northern State (1977–83, 1985–2018)
13 Andy Yosinoff 43 832 278 .750 Emmanuel (MA) (1977–)
14 Michael Strong 34 815 182 .817 Scranton (1979–94, 1995–2014)
15 Gary Blair * 35 791 322 .711 Stephen F. Austin (1985–93), Arkansas (1993–2003), Texas A&M (2003–)
16 Joe Foley 33 789 255 .756 Arkansas Tech (1987–2003), Little Rock (2003–)
17 Tom Shirley 39 777 351 .689 DeSales (1981–89), Jefferson (1989–)
18 Harry Perretta 42 765 476 .616 Villanova (1978–)
19 Phillip Kahler 34 757 171 .816 St. John Fisher (1974–2008)
20 Nancy Fahey * 34 756 175 .812 Washington (MO) (1986–2017), Illinois (2017–)
21 Lisa Bluder 36 752 359 .677 St. Ambrose (1984–90), Drake (1990–2000), Iowa (2000–)
22 Debbie Ryan * 34 739 324 .695 Virginia (1977–2011)
23 Kay Yow ** 38 737 344 .682 Elon (1971–75), NC State (1975–2009)
24 Joanne Bracker * 42 736 403 .646 Midland (NE) (1970–2012)
25 Dixie Jeffers 37 722 260 .735 Rio Grande (1983–86), Capital (1986–)
26 Kevin Borseth 33 713 275 .722 Michigan Tech (1987–98), Michigan (2007–12), Green Bay (1998–2007, 2013–)
27 Glenn Wilkes Jr. 34 709 264 .729 Rollins (1986–)
28-T Dale Neal 50 708 179 .798 York College (1983-94), Freed-Hardeman (1994–)[4]
28-T Sue Gunter ** 34 708 308 .697 Stephen F. Austin (1968–80), LSU (1982–2004)
30 Cindy Russo 38 707 408 .634 Lamar (1978–80), FIU (1977–78, 1980–2015)
31 Lonnie Kruse 33 706 244 .743 Sterling (KS) (1981–2014)
32 Joan Bonvicini 36 701 421 .625 Long Beach State (1979–91), Arizona (1991–2008), Seattle (2009–16)
33 Wes Moore 31 698 227 .755 Maryville (TN) (1987–93), Francis Marion (1995–98), Chattanooga (1998–2013), NC State (2013–)
34 Doug Bruno 34 694 342 .670 DePaul (1976–78, 1988–)
35-T Connie Tilley 42 693 312 .690 St. Norbert (1977–2019)
35-T Rene Portland 31 693 265 .723 Saint Joseph's (1976–78), Colorado (1978–80), Penn State (1980–2007)
37 Joe McKeown 34 691 347 .666 New Mexico State (1986–89), George Washington (1989–2008), Northwestern (2008–)
38 David Slifer 31 690 245 .738 Mount Mercy (1989–95), Missouri Western State (1995–2004), Central Missouri (2004–)
39 Yvonne Kauffman 42 689 328 .677 Elizabethtown (1970–2012)
40 Michael Durbin 35 686 234 .746 Wittenburg (1985–86), Saint Benedict (1986–)
41 Theresa Grentz * 35 681 362 .653 Saint Joseph's (1974–76), Rutgers (1976–95), Illinois (1995–2007), Lafayette (2015–17)
42 Nancy Winstel 32 675 255 .726 Midway (1978–81), Northern Kentucky (1983–2012)
43 Mike Davis 30 674 319 .679 Columbia (MO) (2001–14), Central Methodist (1987–99, 2015–)[5]
44-T Bill Fennelly 32 671 315 .681 Toledo (1988–95), Iowa State (1995–)
44-T Amy Ruley * 29 671 198 .772 North Dakota State (1979–2008)
46 Gordy Presnell 33 667 299 .690 Seattle Pacific (1987–2005), Boise State (2005–)
47 Nancy Funk 40 663 353 .653 Messiah (1977–86), Johns Hopkins (1986–2017)
48 Gary Fifield 27 660 137 .828 Southern Maine (1987–2008, 2009–15)
49 Lonnie Bartley 32 652 258 .716 Fort Valley State (1984–2013, 2015–2017)
50 Michael Miller 34 651 238 .732 Messiah (1986–)
51 Tim Shea 30 649 197 .767 Salem State (1981–2011)
52 Judy Blinstrub 36 644 308 .676 Babson (1984–)
53-T Mary Fleig 37 637 358 .640 Franklin & Marshall (1983–90), Millersville (1990–)
53-T Robin Hagen-Smith 24 637 161 .798 Shawnee State (1989–2013)
55 Bob Schneider 28 634 201 .759 Texas Woman's (1978–81), West Texas A&M (1981–2006)
56 Stephanie Gaitley 34 633 365 .634 Richmond (1985–91), Saint Joseph's (1991–2001), LIU Brooklyn (2002–08), Monmouth (2008–11), Fordham (2011–)
57-T Gene Roebuck 25 628 145 .812 North Dakota (1987–2012)
57-T David Smith 34 628 334 .653 St. Joseph's (IN) (1976–78, 1984–90), Shippensburg (1990–98), Bellarmine (1998–2012), West Virginia State (2012–2016)
57-T Joanne P. McCallie 28 628 243 .721 Maine (1992–2000), Michigan State (2000–2007), Duke (2007–)
57-T Dave Krauth 31 628 269 .700 Augustana (SD) (1989–)
57-T Carroll LaHaye 38 628 366 .632 Randolph–Macon (1982–)


62 Lisa Stone 34 625 339 .648 Cornell (IA) (1985–88), Wisconsin–Eau Claire (1988–2000), Drake (2000–2003), Wisconsin (2003–2011), Saint Louis (2012–)
63 Stephanie Findley 35 623 436 .588 Oklahoma Christian (1985–)
64 Kris Huffman 27 621 125 .832 DePauw (1995–)
65-T Bill Gibbons Jr. 35 613 410 .599 Holy Cross (1985–)
65-T Mark Campbell 21 613 94 .867 Union (TN) (1999–)
67 Susan Dunagan 33 611 271 .693 Roanoke (1981–2014)
68-T Wendy Larry 27 608 234 .722 Virginia Wesleyan (1977–78), Arizona (1985–87), Old Dominion (1987–2011)
68-T Sharon Fanning-Otis 36 608 460 .569 Chattanooga (1976–87), Kentucky (1987–95), Mississippi State (1995–2012)
70-T Joe Ciampi * 27 607 213 .740 Army (1977–79), Auburn (1979–2004)
70-T Mike Granelli 32 607 249 .709 Saint Peter's (NJ) (1972–2004)
72 J. Randall Ognibene 33 606 264 .697 Mount Saint Mary (1980–2013)
73-T Lynne Agee 33 602 334 .643 Roanoke (1978–81), UNC Greensboro (1981–2011)
73-T Kathleen Delaney-Smith 38 602 408 .598 Harvard (1982–)
74 Lori Culler 34 600 390 .606 Huntington University (United States) (1986–)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "NCAA Women's Basketball Coaching Records Through 2018-19" (PDF). NCAA. Retrieved 15 Nov 2019.
  2. ^ "NAIA DI Women's Basketball winningest active coaches (by wins) after the 2017-18 Season" (PDF). NAIA. Retrieved 9 Dec 2018.
  3. ^ "NAIA DII Women's Basketball winningest active coaches (by wins) after the 2017-18 Season" (PDF). NAIA. Retrieved 9 Dec 2018.
  4. ^ http://athletics.fhu.edu/sport/0/1.php
  5. ^ http://www.cmueagles.com/sport/0/2.php