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Dawn Staley Wiki Biography
Dawn Michelle Staley was born on the 4th May 1970, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA, and is a basketball coach and former professional basketball player who competed in the WNBA for Charlotte Sting and Houston Comets. Staley is a Hall of Famer, was selected to six WNBA All-Star games, and has three gold medals from Olympic Games. Her playing career encompassed 1996 to 2006, but her coaching career started in 2000.
Have you ever wondered how rich Dawn Staley is, as of mid- 2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Staley’s net worth is as high as $1 million, an amount earned through her successful playing and coaching career. In addition to being one of the best point guards in the WNBA, Staley is now working as a coach, and her annual salary is $300,000.
Dawn Staley Net Worth $1 Million
Dawn Staley went to Murrell Dobbins Tech High School in Philadelphia, where she was the basketball player of the year in her senior year. Later, she studied at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, from 1988 to 1992, helping her team to reach four NCAA Tournaments, three Final Fours and one National Championship game. After her graduation in 1992, Staley moved to Europe where she played basketball in France, Italy, and Spain, before coming back home to join the Richmond Rage in 1996.
In 1999, Staley was selected as the 9th overall pick by the Charlotte Sting where she played from 1999 to 2005 and led them to the WNBA Championship game in 2001. Staley was traded to the Houston Comets in 2005, and she retired after that season.
Staley was an important member of the US National Team during the ’90’s and 2000’s, and she won three golden Olympic medals in 1996 Atlanta, 2000 Sydney, and 2004 Athens. Dawn also won the Universiade in Sheffield 1992, and bronze in the World Cup in Sydney 1994.
Her coaching career started in 2000 at Temple University, and she stayed there for eight seasons with the record of 172 wins and 80 defeats (.683). In 2008, Staley moved to South Carolina where she had even better results, reaching the NCAA Sweet Sixteen on three occasions (2011-12, 2013-14, and 2015-16), and the NCAA Final Four (2014-15). Dawn is still coaching at South Carolina, and after eight seasons there, she has a record of 188 wins and 72 defeats (.712). Her net worth is still rising.
Staley has also been a head coach of American national teams, winning the Pan American Games in Rio 2007, FIBA U18 Americas Championship in Colorado Springs 2014, and FIBA U19 World Championship in Chekhov 2015. She served as the assistant coach as well, winning the golden medals at Olympic Games in Beijing 2008 and most recently in Rio 2016.
Regarding her personal life, rumours abound that Dawn Staley is married, or gay, but regardless is still officially single. She has established the Dawn Staley Foundation, helping the middle-school children with sponsorships at the Hank Gathers Recreation Center. At the moment, Staley is working on a four-book series, based on her childhood. She gave her 1996 Olympic gold medal to mother Estelle, appeared in one episode of TV series “Martin” in 1996, and has her day; 24th of July in Charlotte, proclaimed by Mayor Pat McCrory in 2004.
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