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Aspire More - All Female Coaches & Athletes Event

Christy Thomaskutty became famous in Morgan County as a star basketball player at Brewer High School, and then her career continued in college as a player at Tulane and later as a head coach at Emory.

She has now found a second career as a women’s basketball analyst on the ESPN networks. She also works for the SEC Network.

She is a native of Somerville, and graduate of Brewer High School, and was a Street & Smith's Magazine Honorable Mention All-American, as well as an avid runner, competing in five marathons.

At Tulane University she ranked fifth all-time in NCAA Division I history for career three-point field goals.

Her senior year at Tulane, she was the female winner of its "T Club Athlete of the Year." She also received honorable mention for the All-Louisiana Team.

While at Tulane, she was honored as the national female winner of the Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar award; received a Commissioner's Academic Medal from Conference USA; and was named the Metro Conference student-athlete of the year.

Christy graduated magna cum laude (Bachelor of Science in Management) from Tulane's A. B. Freeman School of Business in 1996. She later earned her master's degree (Masters of Business Administration) from Illinois State in 2002.

She served as the head women's basketball coach at Emory University from 2003-2017.  Prior to her appointment at Emory, she served as an assistant coach at Illinois State University and Saint Louis University.

In 2017, Christy was selected to assume Vice President duties for the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA).  She has been a member of the WBCA Board of Directors, serving as NCAA Division III legislative chair, and she served on the WBCA Executive Committee as the NCAA Division II/NCAA Division III at-large board representative. She serves as a WBCA NCAA Division III Conference Captain and has previously served on the WBCA NCAA Division III Coaches' All-America Selection Committee and the WBCA NCAA Division III Coach of the Year Selection Committee.

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Decatur High School -- 6:00 pm Dinner - 6:30 pm Program
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Christy Thomaskutty is an 1992 graduate of A.P. Brewer High School, where she competed in volleyball, basketball, and softball. She then went on to sign with Tulane University where she was the starting point guard for the basketball team that competed in three straight post season appearances - the first in program history. 

Upon graduation, Christy spent one year as a technological consultant before joining the collegiate coaching ranks. She spent time as an assistant at Saint Louis University and Illinois State University, before serving as head coach at Emory University. Christy retired from coaching in 2017 and has since served as a women’s basketball analyst for ESPN and the SEC Network. 

Favorite quote:‘Faith gives you an inner strength and a sense of balance and perspective in life.’- Gregory Peck

Favorite bible verse on faith:Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.- Hebrews 11:1