Dawn Staley Biography
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’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.
Dawn Staley Early life and Education
Dawn Michelle Staley was born on 4th May 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 Staley Sports Career
After completing her education from 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 the 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
- WNBA’s Top 15 Players of All Time (2011)
- Six Times WNBA All-Star (2001-2006)
- Two Times ABL -All-Star (1997, 1998)
- 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 10th March 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 Staley Married, Engagement, Girlfriend, Affairs
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.
Happy #InternationalWomensDay! Gotta give it to the one who brought us all together and sets the example for us every day – our amazing, funny, disciplined leader @dawnstaley! #Gamecocks pic.twitter.com/j3RikMxk6D
— GamecockWBB (@GamecockWBB) March 8, 2018
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 Staley Net Worth, Salary, Income, Earning
Beautiful Dawn receives an astonishing amount of money from her coaching professions. She makes an immense sum of money mostly from his basketball career. Allocating information from several sources as of 2018, it is found out that 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. They have appreciated her hard work and dedication that she has done for the country and the teams.