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ADELE CECILIA "CEAL" BARRY (born April 1, 1955) is an American college athletics administrator and former basketball player and coach. She is concurrently the Associate Athletic Director for Student Services and Senior Woman Administrator at the University of Colorado Boulder . She served as the interim athletic director at Colorado in 2013 and served as the head coach of the Colorado Buffaloes
Colorado Buffaloes
women\'s basketball team from 1983 to 2005.

CONTENTS

* 1 Early life and education * 2 Coaching career * 3 Administrative career * 4 Head coaching record * 5 References * 6 External links

EARLY LIFE AND EDUCATION

Born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky , Barry graduated from Assumption High School in Louisville in 1973. Barry then enrolled at the University of Kentucky
University of Kentucky
and played at guard for four seasons on the Kentucky Wildcats women\'s basketball team, and she graduated in 1977 with a bachelor's degree in accounting.

COACHING CAREER

From 1977 to 1979, Barry was a graduate assistant at the University of Cincinnati . After she completed her M.Ed. in 1979, Barry was promoted to head coach, where she would remain for four seasons and left with an 83–42 cumulative record.

On April 12, 1983, the University of Colorado Boulder hired Barry as head coach for Colorado Buffaloes
Colorado Buffaloes
women\'s basketball , replacing Sox Walseth . In 22 seasons, Barry had a 427–242 cumulative record, as well as four Big Eight Conference "Coach of the Year" honors (1989, 1993–95) and the Carol Eckman Award in 1995. The 1988–89 team went 14–0 in Big Eight play, the first team in conference history to go undefeated in conference play. In 2002, she became the first woman to be a head coach for 20 years at Colorado.

Barry returned to coaching in the 2011 Pan American Games as head coach of the US women\'s basketball team , who finished in seventh place.

ADMINISTRATIVE CAREER

On April 1, 2005, nearly a month after ending her coaching career, Barry became associate athletic director for student services and senior woman's administrator at Colorado. She then served as interim athletic director for nearly two months effective June 3, 2013, prior to Rick George entering the position long term. In 2014, Barry changed to senior associate athletic director for internal relations while continuing her role as senior woman's administrator.

HEAD COACHING RECORD

Sources:

SEASON TEAM OVERALL CONFERENCE STANDING POSTSEASON

CINCINNATI BEARCATS ( Metro Conference ) (1979–1983)

1979–80 Cincinnati 18–12

1980–81 Cincinnati 27–9

NWIT Consolation

1981–82 Cincinnati 19–10

1982–83 Cincinnati 19–11

CINCINNATI: 83–42

COLORADO BUFFALOES ( Big Eight Conference ) (1983–1996)

1983–84 Colorado 10–18 3–11 7th

1984–85 Colorado 6–22 2–12 8th

1985–86 Colorado 21–9 9–5 T–2nd

1986–87 Colorado 14–14 6–8 T–6th

1987–88 Colorado 21–11 8–6 T–3rd

1988–89 Colorado 27–4 14–0 1st NCAA Second Round

1989–90 Colorado 17–11 10–4 T–2nd

1990–91 Colorado 18–11 8–6 T–2nd

1991–92 Colorado 22–9 11–3 2nd NCAA First Round

1992–93 Colorado 27–4 12–2 1st NCAA Elite Eight

1993–94 Colorado 27–5 12–2 1st NCAA Sweet 16

1994–95 Colorado 30–3 14–0 1st NCAA Elite Eight

1995–96 Colorado 26–9 9–5 2nd NCAA Second Round

COLORADO BUFFALOES ( Big 12 Conference
Big 12 Conference
) (1996–2005)

1996–97 Colorado 23–9 12–4 T–2nd NCAA Sweet 16

1997–98 Colorado 12–16 5–11 8th

1998–99 Colorado 15–14 7–9 T–8th WNIT Second Round

1999–2000 Colorado 10–19 4–12 10th

2000–01 Colorado 22–9 11–5 4th NCAA Second Round

2001–02 Colorado 24–10 11–5 T–3rd NCAA Elite Eight

2002–03 Colorado 24–8 11–5 4th NCAA Sweet 16

2003–04 Colorado 22–8 11–5 3rd NCAA First Round

2004–05 Colorado 9–19 2–14 T–11th

COLORADO: 427–242

TOTAL: 510–284

National champion Postseason invitational champion Conference regular season champion Conference regular season and conference tournament champion Division regular season champion Division regular season and conference tournament champion Conference tournament champion

REFERENCES

* ^ A B "Ceal Barry". University of Colorado. 2002. Archived from the original on August 8, 2003. Retrieved July 15, 2016. * ^ A B Smith, Theresa (November 26, 2002). "Building Buffs from ground up; Ceal Barry\'s coaching made CU elite program". Denver Post. Archived from the original on November 27, 2002. Retrieved July 16, 2016. * ^ A B "Ceal Barry". University of Colorado. Retrieved July 15, 2016. * ^ "Carol Eckman Award". Women's Basketball
Basketball
Coaches Association. Retrieved 1 July 2014. * ^ Meisler, Natalie (October 20, 2011). "University of Colorado\'s Barry back in coaching with Team USA at Pan American Games". Denver Post. Archived from the original on October 22, 2011. Retrieved July 16, 2016. * ^ Colorado 2015–16 media guide, pp. 157-178. * ^ "Annual Big 12 Standings" (PDF). 2015–16 Big 12 Women's Basketball
Basketball
Media Guide. Big 12 Conference. p. 48. * ^ "All-time results". University of Cincinnati Women's Basketball 2015–16 Media Guide. University of Cincinnati. pp. 69–70. * ^ Big Eight Conference standings derived from deriving member schools' records from the NCAA Career Statistics database for the respective seasons. * ^ http://bigeightsports.com/Sports/WomensBasketball/Seasons/199596.htm

EXTERNAL LINKS

* Colorado profile

* v * t * e

Colorado Buffaloes
Colorado Buffaloes
athletic directors

* Harry Carlson (1927–1965) * Eddie Crowder (1965–1984) * Bill Marolt
Bill Marolt
(1984–1996) *

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