Tina Sloan Green

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Tina Sloan Green
Lacrosse • West Chester

Tina Sloan Green earned All American Honors in Field Hockey, and played Lacrosse and Badminton at West Chester University (1962-1966), and earned a M.Ed. degree at Temple University.

She competed on the US Women's Lacrosse Team (1969-1973) and the US Women's Field Hockey Squad (1966). Sloan Green was appointed instructor/coach at Temple University and became the first African-American head coach in the history of women's intercollegiate lacrosse (1973-1992). During her tenure she amassed a 207-62-4 coaching record while leading the Owls to three National Championships and 11 consecutive NCAA Final Four appearances.

Among her accolades, Sloan Green was inducted into the Halls of Fame at West Chester, Temple, and Lincoln Universities as well as the National Lacrosse, Women's Sport Foundation, and the Philadelphia Sports halls of fame. In 2008, she received Lifetime Achievement Awards from the National Association of Collegiate Women Athletic Administrators and the National Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association. She was inducted into The Robert “Bob” Douglas Hall of Fame and received the Honor Award from the National Association for Girls and Women in Sport. She received the Sam Lacey award from The National Association of Black Journalists Sports Task Force. In addition, she recently received the Distinguished Alumni Award from West Chester University and the Philadelphia High School for Girls, the Sadie T. Alexander Award from The Philadelphia Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, and the Philadelphia Legacies Award.

Sloan Green is co-founder and president of the Black Women in Sport Foundation, and is professor emeritus in the College of Education at Temple University. She and her husband Frank reside in Philadelphia and have two adult children.

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