We are excited to invite the entire CCS family to a special night this Tuesday, December 4 in the East Gym. The first high school district basketball games will be played and we have the honor of having Coach Van Chancellor, a legend in women’s basketball coaching, with us. Come meet him and get your picture taken with this Hall of Fame coach.
Synopsis of the accomplishments of Coach Van Chancellor:
“Selected to Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2007; Head coach of the United States' gold medal women's basketball team in the 2004 Olympics; Head coach of four WNBA titles with the Houston Comets; Winningest coach in WNBA history with 211 wins; Winningest coach in Ole Miss history with 439 victories; Coached U.S. Women's Basketball team to a 38-0 mark in International competition in 2004; Named WNBA Coach of the Year three times; Named SEC Coach of the Year four times (Ole Miss three times, LSU once); Named 2002 USA Basketball National Coach of the Year; Led Ole Miss to 14 NCAA Tournament appearances, including four Elite Eights and three Sweet 16s; Inducted into Women's Basketball Hall of Fame in 2001; Named 1992 National Women's Basketball Coach of the Year by the Women's Basketball News Service; Led LSU to 2008 Final Four and three straight NCAA Tournament appearances”
Mark your calendars now for a great night of fun, fellowship and TAPPS 5A district basketball as we host Frassati Catholic and celebrate with a Hall of Fame Coach.
- JV Boys game at 4:30 p.m.
- Meet Coach Van Chancellor at 5:30 p.m. in the East Gym Foyer
- Varsity Girls game at 6 p.m.
- Meet and Greet time with Van Chancellor just after the Girls Game from 7:20-7:30 p.m.
- Varsity Boys game at 7:30 p.m.