Sylvia Hatchell​

Inducted: 2009
  • Native of Gastonia, NC
  • Coached University of North Carolina to national prominence in the women’s basketball ranks
  • Led the Tar Heels to a win over Louisiana Tech in the 1994 national championship
  • Three-time National Coach of the Year
  • Captured national championships at the AIAW, NAIA, and NCAA levels
  • Earned first two titles at Francis Marion (which changed classifications while she was there) and preceded her arrival in Chapel Hill in 1986
  • Inducted into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame in 2004