Tamika Catchings – Flag for Hope Star #37
Date of Flag for Hope Star Impression: May 9, 2016
Location: Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, IN
Tamika Catchings is one of the all-time greats in the Women’s National Basketball Association. She was awarded a Flag for Hope Star in recognition of her achievements and philanthropy. Ms. Catchings is a 10-time WNBA All-Star, 2-time Olympic Gold Medalist, and has received numerous other awards and accolades throughout her 15-year career as a member of the Indiana Fever, including five WNBA Defensive Player of the Year Awards.
In addition to Ms. Catchings storied basketball career, she founded the Catch the Stars Foundation in 2004, to empower youth to achieve their dreams by providing goal-setting programs that promote literacy, fitness and mentoring.