Tara VanDerveer Speaker Profile
Tara VanDerveer Biography
TaraVanDerveer was born June 26, 1953 and has been the Stanford University women'sbasketball coach since 1985. She led the Stanford Cardinal to two NCAA Women'sDivision I Basketball Championships: in 1990 and 1992. She stepped away fromthe Stanford program for a year to serve as the U.S. national team head coachat the 1996 Olympic Games. VanDerveer is the 1990 Naismith National Coach ofthe Year and a ten-time Pac-10 Coach of the Year. She is also one of only sixNCAA Women's Basketball coaches to win at least 800 games.
VanDerveerwas a standout player at Indiana University, and later coached at the OhioState University. VanDerveer is also an avid piano player. Her sister HeidiVanDerveer, who coached for several years with the WNBA's Minnesota Lynx andSeattle Storm, now coaches at Occidental College in Los Angeles.
Vanderveer'sOlympic team was considered one of the best ever assembled, and complied an800 record over the course of the year, culminating in an gold medal at theOlympics in Atlanta.
VanDerveerwas awarded the US Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) Coach of the Yearaward in 1990.
VanDerveerwas awarded the Amos Alonzo Stagg Coaching Award by the United States SportsAcademy in 1995.
In 2002,VanDerveer was elected to the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame, located inKnoxville, Tennessee.
In 2011,Vanderveer was named as the WBCA Division I Women's Basketball Coach of the Year.
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