Sue Semrau

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Sue Semrau, head coach of Florida State women's basketball and 2013–14 President of the WBCA

Sue Semrau (born March 9, 1962) is the head women's basketball coach at Florida State University. She has compiled a 339–216 career record over 18 seasons at FSU.[1] She has guided the Seminoles to appearances in the NCAA tournament 10 out of the past 11 seasons.

Prior to being at Florida State, she was the head coach of Division III's Occidental College for four seasons[2] before spending six seasons as an assistant coach at Northern Illinois University (1991–92 through 1993–94) and the University of Wisconsin (1994–95 through 1996–97). [3]

Semrau grew up in the state of Washington, and attended Shorecrest High School in Seattle. At first, she stayed in Washington for college, playing for Puget Sound for two years before transferring to UC-San Diego for her final two seasons.[4]

Career milestones[edit]

  • All-time winningest coach at Florida State University [5]
  • Defeated Clemson at Clemson for the first time in school history
  • Eight straight wins over the Clemson Tigers (school record)
  • Defeated Virginia for the first time in school history
  • 3-time Atlantic Coast Conference Coach of the Year [6]
  • 2-time co-champions of the ACC
  • First Sweet 16 appearance in 2006–2007 season
  • Named United State Marine Corps/WBCA Division I National Coach of the Year

Coaching record[edit]

Sue Semrau
Medal record
Assistant Coach for  United States
FIBA Under-19 World Championship
Gold medal – first place 2011 Puerto Montt, Chile Team competition
Assistant Coach for  United States
FIBA Americas Under-18 Championship
Gold medal – first place 2010 Colorado Springs, Colorado Team competition
Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
' (Atlantic Coast Conference) (Florida State–present)
1997–98 Florida State 9-18 5-11 7th
1998–99 Florida State 7-20 2-14 9th
1999–00 Florida State 12-17 4-12 8th
2000–01 Florida State 19-12 9-7 4th NCAA Round of 32
2001–02 Florida State 13-15 4-12 9th
2002–03 Florida State 17-13 8-8 4th WNIT Second Round
2003–04 Florida State 15-15 7-9 5th WNIT Second Round
2004–05 Florida State 24-8 9-5 4th NCAA Round of 32
2005–06 Florida State 20-10 10-4 4th NCAA Round of 32
2006–07 Florida State 24-10 10-4 4th NCAA Sweet Sixteen
2007–08 Florida State 19-14 7-7 5th NCAA Round of 32
2008–09 Florida State 26-8 12-2 T-1st NCAA Round of 32
2009–10 Florida State 29-6 12-2 T-1st NCAA Elite Eight
2010–11 Florida State 24-8 11-3 3rd NCAA Round of 32
2011–12 Florida State 14-17 6-10 8th
2012–13 Florida State 23-10 11-7 4th NCAA Round of 32
2013–14 Florida State 21-12 7-9 9th NCAA Round of 32
2014–15 Florida State 32-5 14-2 2nd NCAA Elite Eight
Florida State: 348–218 (.615) 148–128 (.536)
Total: 348–218 (.615)

      National champion         Postseason invitational champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

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