Sheryl Swoopes, former WNBA basketball player & head coach of women's basketball at Loyola U. Chicago. She was the 1st player to be signed in the WNBA, and is a 6x WNBA All-Star, 4x WNBA Champion, 3 Olympic Gold Medalist, & 3x WNBA MVP. Referred to as the "female Michael Jordan," she is famous for both her offensive & defensive skills. In 2005, she was the most recognizable athlete, male or female, to come out as gay in a team sport. She is considered 1 of the Top 15 players in WNBA history.