Fran Garmon

Class of 2000

  • Guided Temple Junior College in Texas to the first ever National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Women’s Basketball Championship in 1975
  • Led the Lady Leopards to a 383-157 mark in 16 seasons (1962-1979) at Temple, placing her fourth on the win list of inactive basketball coaches within the NJCAA ranks
  • Completed her 31-year collegiate coaching career in 1993 with stints at Delta State University (1979-83) and Texas Christian University (1983-1993)
  • Served as head coach for U.S. teams at the 1979 World University Games and the 1983 Pan American Games, directing the USA to gold medals in both events
  • International experience also includes serving as an assistant coach with the USA Select Team in 1978, manager for the 1981 USA Junior National Team, head coach of the 1982 USA National Team, and assistant coach for the 1983 World Championship Team