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Dawn Staley


Dawn Staley

Head Coach

Sector:SPORTSAge: 52West Columbia, SC
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Dawn Staley lives, eats and breathes basketball. As a player, she was a two-time Naismith College Player of the Year at the University of Virginia, a six-time WNBA All-Star, and a three-time Olympic gold medalist. So it's safe to say, Staley is a winner. As a coach, she garnered another gold medal as the leader of the Women’s National Basketball team at the Tokyo Olympic Games in 2021, But 2022 turned out to be her finest hour as she led the South Carolina Gamecocks women's basketball team to its second national championship, following that same feat she accomplished in 2017. Last season, the Gamecocks lost only two of their 37 games. During the NCAA Tournament, they destroyed the competition, eventually winning against UCONN in the National Championship game 64-49. Staley's team’s run during the 2021-2022 season was nothing short of extraordinary and has surely cemented her as one of the greatest coaches in the history of basketball.

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