Sue Semrau, the winningest coach in Florida State University women’s basketball history, has earned a reputation as a leader who not only guides her teams to victories and national rankings, but also one that helps foster personal growth in her individual student-athletes. Semrau has served as a basketball clinician at numerous FCA Camps and clinics throughout the country and worked as a speaker at various FCA events and coaches conventions.
Semrau, a Seattle, Washington, native, finished her playing career at California-San Diego ranking 13th in career scoring. The 2013 Kay Yow Heart of Coaching Award Recipient began her basketball-coaching career at Occidental College in Los Angeles where she also led the soccer team for two seasons. She joined the women’s basketball staff at Northern Illinois in 1991 for three years before leaving to become an assistant at Wisconsin in 1994. In 1997, she accepted the head coaching position a Florida State, and has since garnered national (2014-15 AP National Coach of the Year) and conference (Three-Time ACC Coach of the Year) coaching honors.