Felisha Legette Jack

Inducted in 1998

  • 1981-1984: Plays basketball under Greater Syracuse Sports Hall of Fame Coach Willetta Scott at Nottingham High School.
  • 1984 Nottingham High School won New York State title and Felisha won All-American honors .
  • 1984: Receives full scholarship to Syracuse University
  • 1984-1985- Big East “Freshman of the Year”
  • Legette-Jack scored 1,526 points and pulled down 927 rebounds during her career as an Orangewoman. Legette-Jack was a three-time All-Big East selection, earned Kodak All-American honorable mention accolades twice and was named the 1985 Big East Conference Rookie of the Year.
  • Left Syracuse University as the all time scoring-rebounding leader
  • 1989-1991: Named head basketball coach at Westhill High School in Syracuse.
  • She compiled a 26-13 record in two seasons there and had five players earn scholarships to Division I basketball programs.
  • 1991-1993: Coaches women’s basketball at Boston College as assistant.
  • 1993- Named assistant women’s basketball coach at Syracuse University
  • In 2000-2001 named assistant coach at Michigan State University
  • 2001 - Named the 10th head women's basketball coach in Hofstra history
  • During the summer of 2003, Legette-Jack served as an assistant coach for Team USA at the 2003 FIBA World Championship for Young Women in Sibenik, Croatia, and helped coach the team to a gold medal. Then in March 2004 she was named to the Big East Conference Silver Anniversary Women’s Basketball Team, one of just 15 players selected.
  • 2005 - 2006 Lead the Hofstra woman's basketball team to the school first ever post season basketball tournament.
  • 2006: Felisha is named as the head coach for the women's basketball team at Indiana University.
  • She has also been named to three different Halls of Fame: Greater Syracuse Sports Hall of Fame, Syracuse Urban League Hall of Fame and the Syracuse University Orange Plus Hall of Fame

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