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Nell Fortner - Basketball Coach of Auburn University

Published Mon Jun 28 2021 By Aashika
Nell Fortner - Basketball Coach of Auburn University

Nell Fortner is a prominent American basketball coach who is the former head women's basketball coach at Auburn University. She has been serving in sports for more than 37 years as a coach. 

Furthermore, she is also a former television analyst for ESPN. She was born on 3rd March 1958 in Jackson, Mississippi, United States. The coach was a player who has played for the University of Texas. 

Let's know more interesting and unknown things about her:

How Much Does Fortner Have Net Worth? 

Nell Fortner has an approximate net worth of $2 million which she managed to amass from her successful career as a women basketball coach. In 1978, she began playing under Coach Jody Conradt till 1981. Then, played in the Texas Volleyball team to the 1981 AIAW National Championship.

 After playing for six years, the basketball player started coaching girls. Her profession began in 1983 at Killen High school in Texas. Nell led the US National Basketball team to a gold medal in numerous tournaments such as the "Williams Jones Cup", "Sydney Olympic 2000", and so on. She coached for "Purdue", "Louisiana Tech", "Indiana Fever", and "Auburn". 

A picture of Nell Fortner playing basketball for the University of Texas.
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The women's basketball head coach was honored by "2020 Whack Hyder Georgia Women's College of the year". In 2007, she received the "Distinguished Alumnus Award" by Stephen F. Austin. Likewise, won "Basketball Times National Coach of the Year", "Big Ten Coach of the Year", "USA Basketball Coach of the Year", "SEC Coach of the Year", and many more.   

Alma Maters 

Fortner completed her schooling at New Braunfels High School. Later, enrolled at the University of Texas where she won a dual scholarship in basketball and volleyball. She made her passion towards her career and is now a successful coach. 

Relationship or Love Life

The basketball coach Nell Fortner's relationship status is single. She has not been in a rumor with any guy to date. Fortner has always been focused and dedicated to her career. She never spotted with her family members and didn't share any pictures with a man on social pages.

The women's basketball coach is enjoying the single life. 
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Low Profile 

Nell Fortner is a secretive person when it comes to her personal information. She keeps her distance from the media and the limelight. In fact, she is not active on any social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. Apart from the spot on the basketball court, the coach attends limited events and comes in front of the camera. 

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