Carrie Graf

Our Great Coach on this episode is Carrie Graf  AM.

Carrie is a former professional basketball player, coach and is presently the Director of Sport at University of Canberra.

She started her professional playing career as a 16 year old in the Australian National League and transitioned to professional coaching in 1993.

She won the National Basketball Championship in her first year, a further 7 championships followed in the years leading to 2010.

In 2004, she became the first female Australian coach in the WNBA leading the Phoenix Mercury.

She also coached the Australian National team, The Opals, to a Bronze medal at 2012 Olympics.

In 2015 Carrie was appointed a Member of the  Order of Australia for her significant service to basketball, particularly as a coach, mentor and athlete, and to the community.

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