Jim Foster, 2013 Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame Inductee, was named the new women’s basketball head coach at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.  Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics David Blackburn announced the selection.

Jim Foster

Jim Foster

Foster has 35 years of experience as a collegiate head coach with a 783-307 (.718) overall record.  He becomes the fifth head coach of the women’s program in UTC history.


Foster recently completed his 11th season at Ohio State in 2012-13. His experience also consists of stops at Vanderbilt and St. Joseph’s (Pennsylvania) universities.  The Abington, Pennsylvania, native has guided his teams to 27 postseason appearances (26 NCAA tournaments).  He is just the second collegiate coach – men’s or women’s at any level – to win at least 200 games at three different schools.


Jim Foster with Mocs Athletic Director David Blackburn

View the complete announcement here.

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