Dr. Rose Marie Battaglia

Class of 2018

  • Battaglia has posted an overall record of 702-240-2 in 38 years of coaching
  • She has an overall career winning percentage of .745 as a head coach
  • She led Paramus Catholic High School (Paramus, New Jersey) to two consecutive state championships
  • Battaglia led Bergen Community College to 10 Garden State Athletic Conference Championships, four Region XIX Championships, and four NJCAA Final Four appearances
  • She was named Garden State Athletic Conference Coach of the Year three times and NJCAA Region XIX Coach of the Year twice
  • Battaglia was named the 1998 WBCA Jostens-Berenson Lifetime Achievement Award recipient
  • In 2000, she was named the New Jersey Collegiate Basketball Coaches Association Lifetime Achievement Award recipient
  • Battaglia was named the 1979 Stayfree National Coach of the Year
  • She has been inducted into numerous halls of fames including the NJCAA Hall of Fame in 1999 and the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association Hall of Fame in 1996.