Becky LeGate brings years of experience and knowledge to the Elite Hoops staff. The former Belmont University player began her coaching career at Davidson Academy in Nashville. There, she was able to coach her varsity teams to an impressive eight regular season district championships, seven district tournament championships, two Region 5-A tournament appearances, three Division II-A East Region Regular Season Champions, two Division II-A East Region Tournament Championships, and an appearance in the Division II-A State Final Four. During LeGate’s reign at Davidson, she was nominated District 10-A Division I-A Coach of the Year an impressive six times.
After a successful career at Davidson Academy, Becky decided to take her talents to Christ Presbyterian Academy in Nashville. Recently, LeGate coached her new varsity team to two state championships, including a 36-3 season that set the school record in victories.
The success that LeGate helped bring the school earned her more awards, such as the 2011 and 2012 District 10-AA Division I Coach of the Year, 2012 State Champions Class AA Coach’s Award, 2012 Tennessean Coach of the Year, 2012 Nashville City Paper Coach of the Year, 2011-2012 A.F. Bridges Sportsmanship Award, Coach of the Year, 2011-2012 State of Tennessee Girls’ Basketball Coach of the Year, 2013 District 10-AA Division I Coach of the Year, and 2013 State Champions Class AA Coach’s Award.