Mary Pat (Travnik) Connolly

Year Inducted: 2020

Category: Coaches

Schools / Organizations: (Chicago) Marist High School

Biography: Mary Pat has amassed a 431-156 record in 19 seasons as a girls’ head basketball coach, including the past 18 at Chicago Marist. She had a 22-10 mark in one season at Orland Park Sandburg and has a 409-146 record at Marist.  Mary Pat’s teams have won 13 IHSA Regionals, 3 IHSA Sectionals and earned a fourth-place state finish in 2008. Mary Pat was inducted into the IBCA Hall of Fame as a player in 2019, making her one of the rare individuals to have been inducted in two different categories.