Virginia Moessmang, Connecticut – 1992
Virginia taught and coached in Connecticut at Branford High School. Her field hockey coaching career spans 29 years and basketball 33 years. She was also active coaching track and field.
Over the years, she was affiliated with the Connecticut DGWS serving as its president for two years. Membership in other organizations included the CT Interscholastic Athletic Conference, Girls Athletic Committee, and the Girls State Basketball Tournament Committee.
In recent years, Virginia has received many awards for her dedicated service to women’s athletics. She was the first woman elected to the CT Coaches Hall of Fame and subsequently was elected to the Connecticut Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame and the Branford Sports Hall of Fame.
An MVP award, named in her honor, is presented yearly at the Connecticut State Basketball Tournament.