Basketball Hall of Famer and Two-Time Olympian
First Female Head Coach in a Men’s Professional League for Team Power in the Big 3 League
First Female Head Coach to win a Championship Title in a Men’s Professional League (2018 – BIG3 League)
Former Assistant Coach with the Sacramento Kings
Second woman in history to coach in the NBA
Founded Nancy Lieberman Charities in 2009
Recognized as one of the top 40 female athletes of the last 40 years by both ESPN and Sports Illustrated.
Became the first Female Head Coach to lead an NBA or NBA Development League team when she led Dallas Mavericks’ D-League team, the Texas Legends, to the playoffs in their inaugural season.
Former Assistant General Manager for the Texas Legends.
First GM and Head Coach of the WNBA’s Detroit Shock in 1998.
Recorded the highest winning percentage of any WNBA expansion team and was runner up for WNBA Coach of the Year.
Served as an analyst for ESPN/ABC for the NBA, WNBA and NCAA Women’s Basketball.
Became the oldest player in WNBA history when she played for the Phoenix Mercury at 39 in the league’s first season in 1997. In 2004, at the age of 50, she broke that record when she signed a seven-day contract and played for the Detroit Shock.
Played for the USBL’s Springfield Fame and Long Island Knights in 1986 and 1987 to become the first woman to play in a men’s professional basketball league.
First draft pick in the inaugural draft of the first U.S. women’s professional basketball league in 1981.
Silver Medalist at the 1976 Montreal Games, becoming the youngest basketball player to medal at the Olympics.
First two-time national player of the year in women’s college basketball.
Recognized as a prolific motivational speaker for Fortune 500 companies.