Ranking the Top SEC Coaches of Women's College Basketball

Kim Mulkey is probably the first name that comes to mind. But it may not be the only one for much longer as SEC Women's Basketball has come a long way as a conference since the days of Pat Summitt where it was her and everyone else. In this article, I identify some of the top coaches in the SEC for the women and explore their backgrounds.
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Dawn Staley, South Carolina

Staley is probably a name top of mind and familiar to many right now as the South Carolina Gamecocks just won their second national championship in three years defeating the Iowa Hawkeyes who were led by phenom guard, Caitlin Clark.

However, Staley has been at the top of her game for a while now in Columbia after inheriting a program that needed to be rebuilt in 2009. And Staley did just that. Starting in 2012, Staley led the Gamecocks to their first NCAA Tournament appearance since 2003 and has not looked back since. In fact, Staley has led the team to 13 NCAA Tournament appearances in a row, and four final fours in a row dating back to 2021.

During her 16 year run in Columbia, Staley has a record of 439-106.