Mickie DeMoss joined the Tennessee staff of Pat Summitt in 1985, serving as an assistant from then until 2003. Mickie DeMoss left Tennessee to take over as Kentucky's head coach in 2003, and also served a stint as an assistant at Texas before returning to the Lady Vols in 2010.
A native of Tallulah, Louisiana, Mickie DeMoss played for Louisiana Tech before entering the coaching ranks. Mickie DeMoss began coaching as an assistant at Memphis State before becoming head coach at Florida until 1983. Mickie DeMoss then spent two years as an assistant at Auburn before coming to Tennessee.
While head coach at Kentucky, Mickie DeMoss led UK to its first back-to-back 20-win seasons in 16 years, was named the SEC coach of the year in 2005-06, and led Kentucky to its first win over a No.1 program, oddly enough over Tennessee.
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Mike Strange: Mercedes Russell can help the Lady Vols' dynasty endure
Published 10/30/2013 at 10:24 p.m. 3 comments
There she was in the 6-foot-6 flesh Wednesday at Thompson-Boling Arena, wearing her No. 21 Lady Vols jersey, chatting with the media.
Summitt: It has been a 'great ride' at Tennessee
Updated 4/19/2012 at 5:26 p.m. 1 comment
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Pat Summitt was relaxed, smiling and even cracking jokes — looking and sounding totally at peace knowing she will never coach her beloved Tennessee Lady Vols...
Holly Warlick 'thankful' for Summitt, 'honored' as next coach
Published 4/18/2012 at 11:28 p.m. 10 comments
Being a former point guard, Holly Warlick appreciates the value of a good assist.
Court Adjourned: Pat Summitt steps down after illustrious career
Published 4/18/2012 at 9:56 p.m. 10 comments
In stepping down as Tennessee women's basketball coach, Pat Summitt's new role as head coach emeritus at least helps soften the transition for her. "I think it's real safe landing place for her," said former UT assistant Mickie DeMoss, who ...
Dean Lockwood says he hasn't been contacted about Michigan opening
Updated 4/6/2012 at 6:20 p.m. 30 comments
Dean Lockwood has been a popular guy lately.
Mickie DeMoss' exit could start makeover
Published 4/2/2012 at 9:00 p.m. 56 comments
Change is coming to the Tennessee women's basketball coaching staff for next season.
Mickie DeMoss leaves UT, named to staff of Indiana Fever
Published 4/2/2012 at 1:22 p.m. 26 comments
Tennessee women's basketball coach Pat Summitt announced today that assistant Mickie DeMoss was leaving her staff to join the WNBA’s Indiana Fever.
John Adams: Kansas' turnaround a long time in the making
Published 3/23/2012 at 9:52 p.m. 0 comments
DES MOINES, Iowa — The little-team-that-could storyline has been repeated often in the NCAA men's basketball tournament.
Dela-who? It's Kansas for Lady Vols
Published 3/21/2012 at 9:24 p.m. 31 comments
In March, basketball teams have to stay on their toes and be adaptable. Tennessee's Lady Vols were reminded of that this week. Their mission toward an anticipated NCAA tournament rematch with Baylor now goes through Kansas instead of Delaware.
Lady Vols No. 2 seed, will play UT Martin
Updated 3/12/2012 at 11:16 p.m. 52 comments
Pat Summitt knows better than to look ahead at this time of the year.
Mickie DeMoss dealing with living in the moment with Pat Summitt
Published 2/18/2012 at 7:36 p.m. 20 comments
OXFORD, Miss. — Mickie DeMoss has joked of writing a book about her late mother, Wilma.
Meighan Simmons' showing brought 'energy' to Lady Vols
Published 2/15/2012 at 7:28 p.m. 4 comments
Sophomore's inspired showing boosted team
No handbook for Holly Warlick's unusual role
Published 2/11/2012 at 9:08 p.m. 47 comments
Holly Warlick can't reach for a book or a manual. There are limits to the experience from which she draws.
John Adams: Lady Vols lack a loathing for losing
Published 2/10/2012 at 9:13 p.m. 24 comments
The inherent risks in assumptions have been stated well and often. But I still thought I was on solid ground in speculating on the Lady Vols’ upcoming basketball season in late August. The news: Tennessee head coach Pat Summitt had ...
John Adams: Vanderbilt took advantage of Lady Vols porous defense
Updated 2/10/2012 at 9:16 p.m. 20 comments
NASHVILLE — Tennessee lost another road game and found a new nemesis Thursday night at Memorial Gymnasium.
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