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Dawn Staley

Basketball Player and Coach
Female
Born May 4, 1970
Age 46
Hometown Philadelphia, Pen...
Height 5' 6'' (1.7m)
Weight 60782.40000000000...
Nationality American

Dawn Michelle Staley is an American basketball player and coach. Staley is a three-time Olympian and was elected to carry the United States flag at the opening ceremony of the 2004 Summer Olympics. She was named the University of South Carolina women's head basketball coach on May 7, 2008. After winning the gold medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics, she went to play professionally in the American Basketball League and the WNBA.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1970 Birth Born on May 4, 1970.

TWENTIES

1991 21 Years Old 1 More Event
She was named the ACC female athlete of the year and the national player of the year in 1991 and 1992. … Read More
1992 22 Years Old Staley competed with USA Basketball as a member of the 1992 Jones Cup Team that won the Gold in Taipei.
1994 24 Years Old Staley played for Team USA throughout her career. In 1994 she competed in the World Championships and was named the USA basketball Female Athlete of the Year. … Read More
1995 25 Years Old Staley was selected to represent the USA at the 1995 USA Women's Pan American Games, however, only four teams committed to participate, so the event was cancelled.
1998 28 Years Old Staley was named to the USA national team in 1998. The national team traveled to Berlin, Germany in July and August 1998 for the FIBA World Championships. … Read More
1999 29 Years Old In the 1999 WNBA Draft, Staley was selected with the ninth overall pick by the Charlotte Sting.

THIRTIES

2001 - 2002 2 More Events
…  Staley is a three-time Olympian and was elected to carry the United States flag at the opening ceremony of the 2004 Summer Olympics. … Read More
2006 36 Years Old Dawn Staley served as an assistant coach for the USA National team in 2006, a team in transition. Lisa Leslie, who had led the team in scoring in the 2004 Olympics, the 2002 World Championships, the 2000 Olympics, the 1998 World Championships, and the 1996 Olympics was no longer on the team. … Read More
2008 38 Years Old 1 More Event
On May 7, 2008 she was named the University of South Carolina women's head basketball coach.

FORTIES

2011 41 Years Old In 2011, she was voted in by fans as one of the Top 15 players in the fifteen-year history of the WNBA. Staley was named to the USA Basketball Women's Junior National Team (now called the U19 team). The team participated in the second Junior World Championship, held in Bilbao, Spain in July 1989. … Read More
2013 43 Years Old 1 More Event
She was elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2013. … Read More
2014 44 Years Old In late 2014 her team achieved the program's first #1 ranking, making her only the second individual to both play on and coach a #1 ranked team. … Read More
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