Dawn Staley Biography

Dawn Staley Staley
( 1970 - )
July 10, 2017
First published on:July 10, 2017

Facts of Dawn Staley Biography

Date of Birth: 1970 May 4
Age:48 years old
occupationBasketball Player and Coach
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networth$1 million
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nationalityAmerican
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education1) Murrell Dobbins Tech High School 2) University of Virginia
place_of_birthPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, the United States
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Dawn Michelle Staley is one of the pre-eminent faces in the world of sports. She is a basketball Hall of Fame and coach who is best known for being six times WNBA (Women National Basketball Association) All- Star, ABL All-Star, and WNBA's Top 15 Players of All Time. Likewise, she is also three times Olympic gold medalist with Team USA.

Dawn Early life and Education

Dawn Michelle Staley was born on May 4, 1970, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the United States. She is a daughter of Clarence Staley, father, and Estelle Staley, mother. Dawn is American by her nationality, and she belongs to African-American ethnicity.

Age 47, Dawn first attended the Murrell Dobbins Tech High School and started playing basketball. Comparatively, she earned a name of the national high school player of the year.  Afterward, Dawn enrolled at the University of Virginia and played for four seasons. There, she concluded her career as the school's all-time leading scorer.

Dawn Career

After completing her education from the Virginia, Dawn made an international basketball career debut. Firstly, she started playing for the USA Basketball Women's Junior National Team. In that respect, she played several matches and also competed with USA Basketball as a member of Jones Cup Team in 1992.

Dawn gained an immense attention from her admirers after she won the medal in the Olympics games. Till date, she has won three medals in the Olympic games which were held on 1996, 2000 and 2004.

Subsequently, the diligent beauty queen then made an appearance in American Basketball League (ABL) and Women National Basketball Association (WNBA). Likewise, in 2006, she also began her coaching career as an assistant coach for the USA National Team. As of now, she has received several awards for her multi-professions. Some of her notable titles which she achieved as player and coach are

Player

  • WNBA's Top 15 Players of All Time (2011)
  • Six Times WNBA ALL- Star (2001-2006)
  • Two Times ABL -All Star (1997, 1998)

Coach

  • Two times Atlantic 10 Coach of the year (2004- 2005)
  • Three times SEC coach of the year (2014-2016)
  • Basketball Times Coach of the year (2014)
  • Three times SEC Tournament Championship (2015-2017)
  • NCAA Division I National Championship (2017)

Currently, on March 10, 2017, Dawn Staley was named as a head coach of USA National Team. Besides, her sports career, she also runs the Dawn Staley Foundation, which gives a positive influence to the middle-school children. In the same way, she is also currently writing four books based on her childhood.

Dawn Personal Life

As of now, Dawn's professional Life has overshadowed her personal life, and the detail information of her love life is yet to be revealed. She might have engaged in love affair during her earlier days, but she has kept every information secret avoiding the limelight.

Awarding winning Dawn seems busy building her sports career. Till now, neither she has indulged in any love affairs, nor there is any news or rumors of it.

Dawn Net Worth

Beautiful Dawn receives an astonishing amount of money from her coaching professions. She makes an immense sum of money mostly from his basketball career. As of 2017, her net worth is calculated at around $1 million dollars.

Moreover, Dawn is also much active on her social networking sites such as Twitter and Instagram. As of now, she has thousands of followers following her. The have appreciated her hard work and dedication that she has done for the country and the teams.

July 10, 2017
First published on:July 10, 2017
by admdoo


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