Sport for Women

Pat Mickan

Type: Player/Athlete
Sports: Basketball
Location: Australia

Mickan played 150 games for the Opals 1979 and 1989, competing at two Olympic Games; 1984 and 1988. Mickan described her Olympic memories; "I have goose bumps when thinking about it, it's just a very rare and precious experience". Mickan also represented Australia at three World Championships - 1979, 1983 and 1986.

Following her retirement, Mickan went on to become a successful state senior netball and basketball coach. Breaking the barrier for women in sport, Mickan also became the first female specialist skills coach in the Australian Football League with the Adelaide Crows.

Via Wikipedia.