Pat Summit Steps Down As Tennessee HC

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Wednesday April 18th, 2012

The University of Tennessee has announced that women’s basketball coach Pat Summit is stepping aside and taking the title of “head coach emeritus,” according to ABC News.

The move comes less than a year after her diagnosis with early onset dementia-Alzheimer’s.  Summit will be replaced by long-time assistant Holly Warlick.

In her new role, the 59-year-old Summit will report to the athletic director and keep providing support to the women’s program now headed by Warlick.

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