Women's Basketball

 Pam Stackhouse
Pam Stackhouse

Assistant Athletics Director for Women's Basketball

Years at UK:

Pam Stackhouse is in her eighth season at Kentucky, her fourth as Assistant Athletics Director for Women's Basketball.

Her primary responsibilities include team travel, scheduling, supervising all non-coaching personnel, management of the budget, facility coordinator, overseeing the student managers, supervising the team's NIKE account and special event management.

"I love working for Matthew Mitchell," Stackhouse said. "I believe in the vision he has for this program and I'm excited to come to work everyday. I love the staff he has put together and we are working extremely hard to put Kentucky women's basketball where it should be - and that's on top."

In four seasons as an assistant coach, Stackhouse helped Kentucky advance to three consecutive postseason tournaments, including its first NCAA bid in seven years in 2005-06. The Wildcats also charted back-to-back 20-win seasons for the first time since 1989-90 and 1990-91 when they finished 22-9 in 2005-06 and 20-14 in 2006-07.

Stackhouse helped coach UK's talented backcourt, including All-SEC selections Samantha Mahoney and Carly Ormerod. Mahoney was named second-team All-SEC two straight seasons after being an All-SEC Freshman Team selection in 2004-05. Ormerod also received All-SEC nods both seasons under Stackhouse's tutelage.

In 12 years as an assistant coach, Stackhouse compiled a remarkable 312-113 record (73.4).

Stackhouse came to Kentucky in 2003 after seven seasons at Purdue, helping the Boilermakers win a national championship in 1999, a runner-up finish in 2001, four Big Ten regular-season championships and four Big Ten Tournament titles.

Stackhouse went to Purdue in 1996 under then-head coach Nell Fortner and quickly experienced success. The Boilermakers won the Big Ten title that season and finished 17-11 overall.

A year later, Carolyn Peck took over Purdue and with Stackhouse's help the Boilermakers collected the most coveted hardware in the game, the 1999 NCAA Championship trophy.

Stackhouse was a staff member during Purdue's 2001 NCAA runner-up finish, its four Big Ten regular-season championships (1997, 1999, 2001 and 2002), and its four Big Ten Tournament championships titles (1998, 1999, 2000 and 2003). In 2002-03, the Boilermakers were only one game away from advancing to the Final Four, falling to eventual national champion Connecticut in the regional finals.

Stackhouse began her collegiate coaching experience in 1995 at her alma mater Louisiana Tech under legendary coach Leon Barmore. She helped lead the tradition-rich Lady Techsters to a 31-2 record and an appearance in the NCAA Elite Eight. She also worked four years in the department's academic advising center.

The 49-year-old is a native of Jennings, La., and is a 1991 graduate of Louisiana Tech. She received a bachelor of science degree in health and physical education before earning her master's degree in counseling in 1993.

Stackhouse enjoys playing golf, reading, running, water sports and spending time with her friends and her Yorkshire Terrier, Zach.

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