Anne Theresa Donovan (November 1, 1961 – June 13, 2018) was an American women's basketball player and coach. From 2013 to 2015, she was the head coach of the Connecticut Sun. She was born in Ridgewood, New Jersey.
In her playing career, Donovan won two Olympic gold medals, and went to three Final Fours overall. She was honored in the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1995, and became a member of the FIBA Hall of Fame in 2015.
As a professional basketball coach, she guided the Seattle Storm to their first title in 2004, becoming the first woman to coach a WNBA Championship team (as well as the youngest person to coach a WNBA champion, at age 42).
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- Voepel, Mechells (June 13, 2018). "Anne Donovan, Hall of Famer and Olympic gold medalist, dies at 56". ESPN.com. Retrieved June 13, 2018.