Dawn Staley

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Dawn Staley



Class of 2012


• During college, she led her team to three Final Fours, en route to being named the 1991 NCAA Tournament Most Outstanding Player

• She was a two-time ACC Player of the Year, two-time National Player of the Year, and three-time Kodak All-American

• She is the only player in ACC history to finish her career with more than 2,000 points, 700 rebounds, 700 assists, and 400 steals

• Named the 1991 Sports Illustrated Player of the Year and the 1991 Honda-Broderick Cup Award for Collegiate Female Athlete of the Year

• In 2002, she was named to the ACC's 50th Anniversary Women's Basketball Team

• She was a five time WNBA All-Star and was named to the WNBA All-Decade Team

• Helped lead the USA Women's Basketball Team to three gold medals in 1996, 2000, and 2004

• She was named the 1994 and 2004 USA Basketball Female Athlete of the Year

• In 2008, she was inducted into the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame

• Currently, she is the head women's basketball coach at the University of South Carolina


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