Katie Inglese's long-time basketball coach died Wednesday at the age of 60, a week after a traumatic brain injury. death in a statement published by her sister Nancy Ingles on Facebook.
"With great sadness, we share with you the past of our sister and daughter Kathy Ingles," wrote Nancy Ingles on behalf of her family. "We will miss Cathy's hatred, and we thank everyone for their incredible love and support."
Inglese was hired as an assistant coach in Hofstra last month.
"Our hearts hurt by the passing of Kathy," said Hoffstra basketball coach Daniel Santos Atkinson. "Kathy was one of the best and best people I knew in the coaching industry, and in her short time with our program she left an indelible mark. continue to affect our program every day when we step on the court. "The Boston College also won the Big East tournament under Inglese in 2004.
Inglese was also a senior coach from 1986-93 in Vermont, where her team had unbeatable regular seasons in 1992 and 1993 and on Rhode Island 2009-14
Born in Connecticut, Inglese begins his coaching career in Glastonbury Hai after he graduated from South Connecticut in 1980.
"The entire Hoffstra community has been devastated by the passing of Katie," says Hofstra director Rick Cole Jade, I said. "Cathy was an amazing person and coach, and though for a short time part of our family, she had already left a huge impact, and those who knew Katie were touched by her kindness and generosity, and her footprint in the world of athletics was enormous.