12 March 1957 |
Renmark, South Australia
Patricia (Pat) Mickan (born 12 March 1957) is a former Australian women's basketball player.
Mickan played 150 games for the national team between 1979 and 1989, competing at two Olympic Games; 1984 and 1988. Mickan described her Olympic memories; "I have goose bumps when thinking about it, it's just a very rare and precious experience". Mickan also represented Australia at three World Championships - 1979, 1983 and 1986.
Following her retirement, Mickan went on to become a successful state senior netball and basketball coach. Breaking the barrier for women in sport, Mickan also became the first female specialist skills coach in the Australian Football League with the Adelaide Crows. Her younger brother, Mark, is a former AFL footballer.
- Sports Reference LLC. Olympic Sports: Patricia Mickan. Retrieved 2012-08-25.
- Radio interview with Mark and Pat Mickan. National Library of Australia (28 February 1993). Retrieved 2012-08-25.
- Williamson, Andrea (25 July 2008). SA Olympians Past and Present - Pat Mickan. 891 ABC Adelaide. Retrieved 2012-08-25.
- FIBA Archive. Player Search. Player Profile: Patricia Mickan. Retrieved 2012-08-25.
- Government of South Australia. Primary Industries & Regions SA. Clare 2007. Retrieved 2012-08-25.
- Basketball Australia. Hall of Fame: Pat Mickan. Retrieved 2016-01-30.
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