Barack Obama, Pat Summitt

Pat Summitt passed away Tuesday morning at age 64, after a five-year fight with early onset dementia. Summitt was an iconic figure in women's basketball and sports in general, leading the Tennessee Lady Volunteers for 38 seasons. Her 1,098 career victories are the most for any head coach in Division I basketball history, men or women. Her Lady Vols teams reached 18 Final Fours and won eight national championships before her retirement in 2011.

People from every walk of life are remembering Coach Summitt on social media.

The President shared his thoughts, along with Tennessee’s top three elected officials.






Current Lady Vols head coach, Holly Warlick, shared her heartbreak following the passing of her mentor. Warlick played for Summitt from 1976-1980.


Prominent athletes, including some of Summitt's former players, shared their thoughts on her influence.













Many in the media shared their thoughts about the legendary coach as well.








The University of Tennessee also shared tributes to the school's most legendary sports figure.




And this was former Tennessee men's basketball coach Bruce Pearl while Summitt was reportedly in critical condition:


As for Summitt herself, her final social media post was a good one to go out on.

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