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Johnson Patterson Takes the Reins of Girls BBall
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 8:35 AM

Girls Head Basketball Coach Faith Johnson Patterson (Credit: Eden Prairie News)
Girls Head Basketball Coach Faith Johnson Patterson (Credit: Eden Prairie News)

Tommies, please welcome Faith Johnson Patterson as our new Head Coach for our Girls Basketball program. Hall of Fame Coach Faith Johnson Patterson is one of the most successful and inspiring high school girls’ basketball coaches in Minnesota State history. In 2012, Coach Johnson Patterson became the first African American female basketball coach to be inducted in the Minnesota Girls’ Basketball Coaches Association’s Hall of Fame.  Johnson Patterson was also the first African American female basketball coach to coach in and win a Minnesota State high school basketball Championship.  Patterson was the only female basketball coach named by the Minnesota State High School League as one of the Top 5 Best Coaches in Minnesota’s 100 years of High School Basketball State Tournaments.  She also ranks #1 amongst all boys and girls coaches in the State in several categories.