Lauretta Freeman-Horn - Girls' Basketball
An SEC Champion, gold medal winning USA basketball player, Lauretta Freeman-Horn enters her fifth season as St. Paul’s Varsity Girls Basketball Coach. Horn has guided the Lady Saints to a winning record of 78-35 in her tenure at St. Paul’s. Horn's collegiate playing experience came under Joe Ciampi at Auburn University, during a time in which the Lady Tigers collected SEC championships and were National Championship Runner-ups. In 1993, Horn was named SEC Player of the Year and earned Kodak All-American Honors. Horn then played professionally for teams in Spain for two years. With the start of professional leagues in the United States, she earned a spot on the Atlanta Glory of the ABL where she played from 1996 to 1998. She also played for the now defunct Nashville Noise prior to the ABL’s demise. Horn's playing experience includes a lengthy stint in the USA Basketball organization, beginning with the 1990 Sports Festival. She went on to participate in the USA Olympic Festival and the Goodwill Games in 1994, earning a gold medal. From there, she returned to the plains of Auburn as an Assistant Head Coach to spend five years with her alma mater.
In addition to her coaching and playing experience, Horn has worked as a Head Track Coach, JV Girls Basketball Coach, Special Education Teacher, Physical Education teacher and a motivational speaker. She earned her bachelor's degree in Business Management from Auburn in 1993, and is working toward Masters in both Social Science Education and Educational Leadership. Lauretta, affectionately known as Coach “Lo” is married to Thomas Horn and has two daughters, 24-year-old, Jamie, and 5-year old, Sydney who is in Kindergarten at St. Paul’s.