Won't Back Down: Teams, Dreams, and Family

Won't Back Down: Teams, Dreams, and Family

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by Kim Mulkey
     
 

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Whether on a baseball field as the only girl on an all-boys team in Hammond, Louisiana, or on a basketball court where her play-making ability was compared to Louisiana legend Pistol Pete Maravich, Kim Mulkey was a young athlete so gifted she was named to Parade magazine’s 1980 All-America High School Girls Basketball team.

Mulkey went on to win two

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Overview

Whether on a baseball field as the only girl on an all-boys team in Hammond, Louisiana, or on a basketball court where her play-making ability was compared to Louisiana legend Pistol Pete Maravich, Kim Mulkey was a young athlete so gifted she was named to Parade magazine’s 1980 All-America High School Girls Basketball team.

Mulkey went on to win two national championships at Louisiana Tech, as well as a gold medal with the 1984 U.S. Women’s Olympic basketball team. She served as an assistant coach on Louisiana Tech’s 1988 national championship, then turned around Baylor University’s women’s basketball program by coaching them to a national championship in a mere five years.

In Won’t Back Down, Mulkey reveals the many trials she has overcome, and how her children and her coaching have sustained her in her most difficult moments.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786726134
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Publication date:
10/20/2008
Sold by:
Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
256
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Kim Mulkey is the current head coach of the women’s basketball team at Baylor University. She lives outside of Waco, Texas.

Peter May covers the Boston Celtics and pro basketball for the Boston Globe. He lives outside of Boston, Massachusetts.

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Won't Back Down: Teams, Dreams and Family 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Nice
nkbnkb More than 1 year ago
Thought this book was wonderful. Of course, I am a big Lady Bear Fan and a Kim Mulkey fan also.
BaylorGirl More than 1 year ago
Loved this book and getting the background information on our beloved Baylor coach. Kim Mulkey has it all - success, character and a career that anyone wishes they had.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago