Tri-County Youth Sports Grant
Tri-County Youth Sports Grant Winners
1993 Tri-County Female Coach of the Year

LORENE RAMSEY

Lorene Ramsey wins her second consecutive Coach of the Year award and third overall, her Illinois Central College women's basketball team repeating as National Junior College Division II national champions.

One of the nation's most respected coaches, Ramsey has coached the ICC basketball and softball Cougars to over 500 wins in each sport, her basketball teams appearing in 14 national tournaments and winning 30 or more games in eight of the last 12 seasons.

A member of the Greater Peoria Sports Hall of Fame after ending a brilliant pitching career with the Pekin Lettes, Ramsey has also led ICC to a National softball crown and two runner-up finishes. A recipient of many honors in her long coaching and playing career, she was also selected National Junior College Division II Basketball Coach of the Year in 1992 and 1993.