10 Things You Didn’t Know About Tracey Dorow

by Published: Feb 3, 2010

Leader of the Pack: Coach Tracy Dorow stands to watch her team con­tend with an oppo­nent in a recent game. Dorow has spent the past eight years lead­ing the team to vic­tory. Photo By: Kristyn Sonnenberg | Photo Editor

With 193 career vic­to­ries, Tracey Dorow is the win­ningest coach in Ferris State women’s bas­ket­ball history.

Dorow has also posted the best win­ning per­cent­age (.580) in the program’s his­tory since being named head coach prior to the 1998–1999 season.

Dorow led Ferris to a school-record 22–7 sea­son and the school’s first NCAA Division II Tournament appear­ance dur­ing the 1999–2000 sea­son. The team also posted the high­est grade point aver­age in the nation for Division II teams dur­ing that season.

Dorow was a suc­cess­ful player on the court as well dur­ing her high school years. She was a two-time all-state and aca­d­e­mic all-state selec­tion at St. Joseph High School. She was also named to the Class B All-Decade Team in 1989 and placed third in vot­ing for Michigan’s “Miss Basketball.”

10 Things About Tracey Dorow

  • Favorite movie: Fireproof
  • Favorite food: Strawberries
  • Favorite musi­cal group: Tenth Avenue North
  • Favorite coach grow­ing up: Tom Landry
  • Favorite thing to do in free time: Listen to music
  • Favorite moment as coach at FSU: Lead the nation in team GPA
  • Favorite TV show: 7th Heaven
  • Favorite bas­ket­ball player grow­ing up: Earvin “Magic” Johnson
  • What she would be doing if she wasn’t coach­ing: Teaching Sunday school at her church
  • Biggest pet peeve: People who are dis­re­spect­ful dur­ing the National Anthem