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 .880 career winning percentage. The fastest coach to reach 600 wins is Nancy Fahey, head coach of the Division III Washington (MO) Bears, in her 706th game.[1]

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

Key[edit]

Active in the 2016-17 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]

Final statistics after the end of 2016-17 season
Rank Name Years Wins Losses Pct. Teams (Seasons)
1 Pat Summitt ** 38 1098 208 .841 Tennessee (1974–2012)
2 Tara VanDerveer ** 38 1012 231 .814 Idaho (1978–80), Ohio State (1980–85), Stanford (1985–95, 1996-)
3 Geno Auriemma ** 32 991 135 .880 Connecticut (1985-)
4 Sylvia Hatchell ** 42 990 374 .726 Francis Marion (1975–86), North Carolina (1986-)
5 Barbara Stevens * 40 983 274 .782 Clark (MA) (1977–83), Massachusetts (1983–86), Bentley (1986-)
6 C. Vivian Stringer ** 46 977 390 .715 Cheyney (1971–83), Iowa (1983–95), Rutgers (1995-)
7 Jody Conradt ** 38 900 309 .744 Sam Houston State (1969–73), Texas-Arlington (1973–76), Texas (1976–2007)
8 Jim Foster * 39 886 334 .726 Saint Joseph's (1978–91), Vanderbilt (1991–2002), Ohio State (2002–13), Chattanooga (2013-)
9 Robin Selvig 38 865 286 .752 Montana (1978–2016)
10 Andy Landers * 36 862 299 .742 Georgia (1979–2015)
11 Muffet McGraw ** 35 853 268 .761 Lehigh (1982–87), Notre Dame (1987-)
12 Curt Fredrickson 38 820 300 .732 Northern State (1977–83, 1985-)
13 Michael Strong 34 815 182 .817 Scranton (1979–94, 1995–2014)
14 Andy Yosinoff 40 788 265 .748 Emmanuel (MA) (1977-)
15 Garey Smith 41 763 506 .601 William Penn (1982-2000), Grand View (2000-)[4]
16 Phillip Kahler 34 757 171 .816 St. John Fisher (1974–2008)
17 Joe Foley 30 745 234 .761 Arkansas Tech (1987–2003), Little Rock (2003-)
18-T Debbie Ryan * 34 739 324 .695 Virginia (1977–2011)
18-T Gary Blair * 32 739 304 .708 Stephen F. Austin (1985–93), Arkansas (1993–2003), Texas A&M (2003-)
20-T Nancy Fahey * 31 737 133 .847 Washington (MO) (1986–2017), Illinois (2017–)
20-T Kay Yow ** 38 737 344 .682 Elon (1971–75), NC State (1975–2009)
22 Joanne Bracker 42 736 403 .646 Midland (NE) (1970–2012)
23 Tom Shirley 36 722 342 .679 DeSales (1981–89), Philadelphia (1989-)
24 Harry Perretta 39 721 453 .614 Villanova (1978-)
25 Sue Gunter ** 34 708 308 .697 Stephen F. Austin (1968–80), LSU (1982–2004)
26 Cindy Russo 38 707 408 .634 Lamar (1978–80), FIU (1977–78, 1980–2015)
27 Lonnie Kruse 33 706 244 .743 Sterling (KS) (1981–2014)
28 Joan Bonvicini 36 701 421 .625 Long Beach State (1979–91), Arizona (1991–2008), Seattle (2009–16)
29 Lisa Bluder 33 698 343 .671 St. Ambrose (1984–90), Drake (1990–2000), Iowa (2000-)
30 Rene Portland 31 693 265 .723 Saint Joseph's (1976–78), Colorado (1978–80), Penn State (1980–2007)
31 Dixie Jeffers 34 692 237 .745 Rio Grande (1983–86), Capital (1986-)
32 Yvonne Kauffman 42 689 328 .677 Elizabethtown (1970–2012)
33 Glenn Wilkes Jr. 31 685 234 .745 Rollins (1986-)
34 Theresa Grentz * 35 681 362 .653 Saint Joseph's (1974–76), Rutgers (1976–95), Illinois (1995–2007), Lafayette (2015-)
35 Nancy Winstel 32 675 255 .726 Midway (1978–81), Northern Kentucky (1983–2012)
36 Connie Tilley 40 672 292 .697 St. Norbert (1977-)
37 Amy Ruley * 29 671 198 .772 North Dakota State (1979–2008)
38 Nancy Funk 40 663 353 .653 Messiah (1977–86), Johns Hopkins (1986-)
39 Kevin Borseth 30 662 261 .717 Michigan Tech (1987–98), Michigan (2007–12), Green Bay (1998–2007, 2013-)
40 Gary Fifield 27 660 137 .828 Southern Maine (1987–2008, 2009–15)
41 Joe McKeown 31 658 312 .678 New Mexico State (1986–89), George Washington (1989–2008), Northwestern (2008-)
42 Lonnie Bartley 31 652 258 .716 Fort Valley State (1984–2013, 2015-)
43-T Michael Durbin 32 649 218 .749 Wittenburg (1985–86), Saint Benedict (1986-)
43-T Tim Shea 30 649 197 .767 Salem State (1981–2011)
45 Wes Moore 28 644 212 .752 Maryville (TN) (1987–93), Francis Marion (1995–98), Chattanooga (1998–2013), NC State (2013-)
46 Doug Bruno 31 641 326 .663 DePaul (1976–78, 1988-)
47 Dale Neal 23 639 172 .788 Freed-Hardeman (1994-)[5]
48 Robin Hagen-Smith 24 637 161 .798 Shawnee State (1989–2013)
49 David Slifer 28 635 235 .730 Mount Mercy (1989–95), Missouri Western State (1995–2004), Central Missouri (2004-)
50 Bob Schneider 28 634 201 .759 Texas Woman's (1978–81), West Texas A&M (1981–2006)
51 Bill Fennelly 29 631 289 .686 Toledo (1988–95), Iowa State (1995-)
52-T Gene Roebuck 25 628 145 .812 North Dakota (1987–2012)
52-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)
54 Mike Davis 27 626 299 .677 Columbia (MO) (2001–14), Central Methodist (1987–99, 2015–)[6]
55 Gordy Presnell 30 616 284 .684 Seattle Pacific (1987–2005), Boise State (2005-)
56 Susan Dunagan 33 611 272 .692 Roanoke (1981–2014)
57-T Wendy Larry 27 608 234 .722 Virginia Wesleyan (1977–78), Arizona (1985–87), Old Dominion (1987–2011)
57-T Sharon Fanning-Otis 36 608 460 .569 Chattanooga (1976–87), Kentucky (1987–95), Mississippi State (1995–2012)
59-T Mary Fleig 34 607 330 .648 Franklin & Marshall (1983–90), Millersville (1990–)
59-T Joe Ciampi * 27 607 213 .740 Army (1977–79), Auburn (1979–2004)
59-T Mike Granelli 32 607 249 .709 Saint Peter's (NJ) (1972–2004)
62 J. Randall Ognibene 33 606 264 .697 Mount Saint Mary (1980–2013)
63 Judy Blinstrub 33 605 294 .673 Babson (1984–)
64 Lynne Agee 33 602 334 .643 Roanoke (1978–81), UNC Greensboro (1981–2011)
65 Stephanie Findley 31 601 402 .599 Oklahoma Christian (1985-)

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