DeMoss Named To Women's Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2018
LSU Sports Interactive
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – The Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame announced that LSU women’s basketball assistant coach Mickie DeMoss has been named to the Class of 2018 this evening. DeMoss is one of the first inductees in the contributor – assistant coach category.
DeMoss, in her second season on the LSU staff, will be joined in the class by former players Chamique Holdsclaw (Tennessee/WNBA), Katie Smith (Ohio State/WNBA) and Tina Thompson (USC/WNBA), Chris Dailey (contributor – assistant coach UConn), Rose Marie Battaglia (veteran – high school coach) and Ceal Barry (head coach – Colorado).
“It is a tremendous honor to be selected into this class of the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame,” said DeMoss. “Basketball continues to be a big part of my life. I’ve had so many great opportunities to work with so many outstanding coaches and players. Being in the Class of 2018 is truly an honor.”
The native of Tallulah, Louisiana, has an impressive resume that includes 20 seasons as an assistant and associate head coach under Pat Summitt at the University of Tennessee, four seasons as the head coach at the University of Kentucky and a two-year stint as an assistant with the WNBA’s Indiana Fever. Prior to joining the LSU staff, DeMoss served as the associate head coach at her alma mater Louisiana Tech University.
Even with 39 years of experience on the collegiate and professional sidelines, DeMoss continues to be a student of the game and brings that wealth of knowledge to the Lady Tigers basketball program.
The Class of 2018 will be introduced at the Women’s Final Four in Columbus, Ohio and formally inducted into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame on Saturday, June 9, 2018.
DeMoss Basketball History
1974-77, Louisiana Tech
YEAR, POSITION, SCHOOL
1977-79, Assistant Coach, Memphis State
1979-83, Head Coach, Florida
1983-85, Assistant Coach, Auburn
1985-2000, Assistant Coach, Tennessee
2000-03, Associate Head Coach, Tennessee
2003-07, Head Coach, Kentucky
2007-10, Assistant Coach, Texas
2010-12, Assistant Coach, Tennessee
2012-13, Assistant Coach, WNBA's Indiana Fever
2014-16, Associate Head Coach, Louisiana Tech
2016-present, Assistant Coach, LSU