Roots: The Donovan Clan


Anne Donovan (1961- ), the first and only female coach to win a WNBA title, began her career as a decorated college basketball player at Old Dominion University. With 801 blocked shots over her career, she holds the NCAA record. Donovan went on to win two gold medals in the 1984 and 1988 Olympic Games for the U.S. women’s basketball team. Upon her retirement she began coaching and won a national championship with Seattle Storm in 1995. She was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1995.