Athletic Hall of Fame
Established in 2013, the Harpeth Hall/Ward-Belmont Athletic Hall of Fame honors notable alumnae athletes, coaches, and administrators who have demonstrated outstanding athletic ability by competing or coaching at the state, national, or international level. Through their good sportsmanship, citizenship, and character, these outstanding women have left a lasting impression of achievement and excelled within the school’s athletic family.
Catherine Elwyn Morrison
The late Catherine Morrison served as the director of physical education, Ward Seminary and Ward-Belmont faculty, 1910-1951.
Patty Litton Chadwell '35
The late Patty Chadwell served as the a physical education teacher at Ward-Belmont and became the first director of physical education at Harpeth Hall, coached tennis, and served on Harpeth Hall faculty, 1946-1981.
Dr. Lonnie Leotus
Instrumental in the formation of the Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women (AIAW). The AIAW’s advocacy work contributed to the passage of Title IX legislation.
Patsy 'Pat' Neblett Moran '51
Served as the director of physical education and coach on Harpeth Hall Faculty, 1956-1996
Dugan Coughlan Davis
Dugan Davis was instrumental in starting the soccer program at Harpeth Hall. She served on the faculty from 1972-1985. The Harpeth Hall campus boasts the state-of-the-art Dugan Davis Track and Soccer Complex, donated and dedicated in her honor by her family.
Served as athletic director, coach, physical education teacher during her tenure at Harpeth Hall -- 1979-2012. In During her two decades as varsity track and field and cross country coach, her teams earned 20 state championship titles.
Competed in the marathon at the 1988 Seoul, Korea Summer Olympics and was an alternate for the 1984 Olympic Games.
Won three Olympic gold medals — the 400-meter (American record); 200-meter (Olympic record); and the 4x100-meter medley relay -- at the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Olympics.
Won a bronze medal in team eventing at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia.