Nell Fortner Next Georgia Tech Head Coach.

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EXCLUSIVE BREAKING NEWS: Multiple sources confirm to me & @HighPostHoops that Georgia Tech is set to announce Nell Fortner as their next head women's basketball coach. #NCAAW


EXCLUSIVE: Georgia Tech set to name Nell Fortner head coach

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Nell Fortner is the former women's college basketball coach at Auburn. She is most well known for leading the 2000 Olympics team to a gold medal. She has received numerous awards including the 1997 National Coach of the Year, the 2000 USA Basketball Coach of the Year and the 2008 SEC Coach of the Year. Wikipedia

Born: March 3, 1959 (age 60 years), Jackson, MS

2012–present: ESPN (analyst)
Education: The University of Texas at Austin, New Braunfels High School
 
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Nell's name is well known in WBB Circles.

However, do the players and families she's recruiting know who she is other then a TV Personality.
 
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Felisha Legette-Jack coach of the University of Buffalo is being consider for the Georgia Tech & Penn State coaching jobs.
 

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Nell had some good Auburn teams. Dewanna Bonner was a former great. If she can keep the players from transferring she will have a pretty good nucleus.
 
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I have always enjoyed Nell. It seems that that her career goes from Coach to broadcasting, to Coach back to broadcasting. Well, it seems she got her next Coach position.
 

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If true, interesting.

ESPN also used her for Volleyball, as she also has a background there. Best known, probably, for her Olympic Team coaching. I don't know her college record off-hand, but always felt she was a good, not great, coach.
 
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Great!! We won't have to listen to her platitudes any more. And although I'm not one of those who feels overly sensitive to anti-UConn comments by announcers, I always thought she had a glint in her eye when she reported on UConn's occasional failings.
 
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EXCLUSIVE BREAKING NEWS: Multiple sources confirm to me & @HighPostHoops that Georgia Tech is set to announce Nell Fortner as their next head women's basketball coach. #NCAAW


EXCLUSIVE: Georgia Tech set to name Nell Fortner head coach

Short Bio:
Nell Fortner is the former women's college basketball coach at Auburn. She is most well known for leading the 2000 Olympics team to a gold medal. She has received numerous awards including the 1997 National Coach of the Year, the 2000 USA Basketball Coach of the Year and the 2008 SEC Coach of the Year. Wikipedia

Born: March 3, 1959 (age 60 years), Jackson, MS

2012–present: ESPN (analyst)
Education: The University of Texas at Austin, New Braunfels High School
Wonder if there were any conversations with Tenn. Interesting and very detailed blog on VolNation about potential coaches and I don't remember anyone mentioning Nell.
 

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