Jody Conradt began her illustrious basketball career as an outstanding player at Goldthwaite High School where she averaged 40 points per game. Conradt has been the head women's basketball coach at the University of Texas since 1976 with her teams won 10 Southwest Conference titles and 9 post season tourney crowns. She has a career record of 900-306 that includes four seasons at Sam Houston State, three at Texas-Arlington and 31 seasons at the University of Texas. She has been named National Coach of the Year four times (1980, 1984, 1986, 1997). Her 1986 team was the first in NCAA history to go undefeated (34-0) and win the National Championship. She retired on March 12, 2007 ranking second on the all-time Division I victories list behind only Pat Summitt of Tennessee. Conradt is a member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame. She was inducted into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame in 1997.