Dee Kantner ​

Inducted: 2019
  • Longtime resident of Charlotte, NC
  • Women’s Division I basketball official for over 30 years (and counting)
  • At time of induction, refereed 8 Semifinals, 22 Final Fours, and 14 Championship Games
  • Made history in 1997 when the NBA hired her as one of the first two women officiates in a major professional sports league
  • Officiated in the NBA for five seasons and worked three world championships, as well as the 2000 Summer Olympic Games