Coach Sue Gunter
Category: Life Size
Material: bronze and original clay artwork are pictured
Client: Louisiana State University
- Louisiana State University; Baton Rouge, LA - United States
Description: Coach Sue Gunter was best known for her career at Louisiana State University where she was ranked among the top 3 women's basketball coaches in NCAA history. She served as head coach for the U.S. National Team three times in 1976, 1978 and 1980 and was selected in 1980 as the head coach for the United States Olympics women's basketball team. While at LSU, Coach Gunter was named the SEC's Coach of the Year in 1997 and 1999. In 2000, she was elected to the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame. A fine player in her own right she was a member of the U.S. National Team, which competed against the Soviet Union, from 1960-1962. Two life sized bronze figures of Coach Gunter are installed on the LSU campus.