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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. In 2018, she was inducted into the Women's Basketball
Basketball
Hall of Fame.[1]

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[edit] 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
Kentucky Wildcats women's basketball
team, and she graduated in 1977 with a bachelor's degree in accounting.[2] Coaching career[edit] 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.[2] On April 12, 1983, the University of Colorado Boulder
University of Colorado Boulder
hired Barry as head coach for Colorado Buffaloes
Colorado Buffaloes
women's basketball, replacing Sox Walseth.[3] In 22 seasons, Barry had a 427–242 cumulative record, as well as four Big Eight Conference
Big Eight Conference
"Coach of the Year" honors (1989, 1993–95) and the Carol Eckman Award
Carol Eckman Award
in 1995.[4][5] 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.[3] Barry returned to coaching in the 2011 Pan American Games
2011 Pan American Games
as head coach of the US women's basketball team, who finished in seventh place.[6] Administrative career[edit] 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.[4] Head coaching record[edit] Sources:[7][8][9][10]

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
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[11] NCAA Second Round

Colorado Buffaloes
Colorado Buffaloes
(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[edit]

^ "Ceal Barry, former CU Buffs women's basketball coach, selected to Hall of Fame". The Denver Post. February 12, 2018.  ^ 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 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
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[edit]

Colorado profile

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Colorado Buffaloes
Colorado Buffaloes
athletic directors

Harry Carlson (1927–1965) Eddie Crowder
Eddie Crowder
(1965–1984) Bill Marolt
Bill Marolt
(1984–1996) Dick Tharp (1996–2004) Jack Lengyel # (2004–2005) Mike Bohn (2005–2013) Ceal Barry # (2013) Rick George (2013– )

# denotes interim athletic director.

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Colorado Buffaloes
Colorado Buffaloes
women's basketball head coaches

Carol Hochsprung (1974–1975) Jerry Zancanelli (1975–1978) Rene Portland
Rene Portland
(1978–1980) Sox Walseth (1980–1983) Ceal Barry (1983–2005) Kathy McConnell-Miller (2005–2010) Linda Lappe
Linda Lappe
(2010–2016) JR Payne (2016– )

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Carol Eckman Award
Carol Eckman Award
winners

1986: Mapp 1987: Conradt 1988: Yow 1989: Hill-McDonald 1990: Jeremiah 1991: Washington 1992: Hutchinson 1993: Stringer 1994: Gunter 1995: Barry 1996: Rutherford 1997: Ruley 1998: James 1999: Summons 2000: Delaney-Smith 2001: Simpson 2002: Stevens 2003: Sharp 2004: Kane 2005: Henrickson 2006: Goestenkors 2007: Grentz 2008: Bruno 2009: McGraw 2010: Cook 2011: Boyle 2012: Ramsey 2013: Ross 2014: Alb

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