Dave Joerger

by John Max 28 May,2021
Dave Joerger
Personal Info
  • Birth Name David Joerger
  • Birth Place Staples, Minnesota
  • Famous Name Dave Joerger
  • Net Worth $5 Million
  • Position in Team Assistant Coach
  • Current team Philadelphia 76ers
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity White
  • Profession NBA Coach
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Married to Kimberly Joerger
  • Divorce Kara Joerger
  • Children Two

David Joerger, best known as Dave Joerger is an American professional basketball coach who stands as an assistant coach for the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Early in his career, he served as head coach for Sacramento Kings (2016-2019) and Sacramento Kings (2013-2016) of the NBA. 

Staples, Minnesota native, Dave Joerger was born on 21st February 1974, under the star sign Pisces. The forty-seven years old holds an American nationality and is of white ethnic background. 

How Much Is Dave Joerger's Net Worth In 2021? Salary & Contract

As of 2021, Dave Joerger's net worth is $5 million. The significant source of his income is his basketball coaching career which he started in 1997. He spent a decade coaching minor leagues and finally landed in NBA in 2007. 

In 2013, Dave signed a 4 year / $8,000,000 contract with the Memphis Grizzlies as the head coach, including an annual average salary of $2,000,000. 

In 2016, he agreed to a four-year deal worth $16 million with the fourth year of the contract as a team option. with the Sacramento Kings. 

Currently, he is working as an assistant coach for the Philadelphia 76ers. According to the source, the salary of an assistant coach in the NBA is $300,000 to $1000,000. 

DaveDave Joerger's Former House In Shingle Springs SOURCE: The Sacramento Bee

In 2020, he sold his equestrian property in Shingle Springs for $1.56 million. The 10-acre El Dorado County ranch featured has a two-story, 4,564-square-foot main residence. The custom home, 5201 Grazing Hill Road, features five bedrooms, four baths. 

Is Dave Joerger's Married? Know His Personal Life

Dave Joerger married twice. His first tied the knot with Kara Joerger, a competitive barrel racer. The couple shared two daughters: Alli and Kiana.

The Joerger family has always lived a low-key life, Kara sometimes appearing in the games and events. Besides they are nowhere to be found on social media such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

In 2018, Joerger and kara divorced. 

DaveDave Joerger's second wife Kimberly Joerger SOURCE: Twitter @IronladyIrons

 Joerger remarried in January, exchanging vows with Kimberly Irons in Paso Robles.


Dave Joerger started his career with Dakota Wizards as an assistant in 1997. In 2000, he became the head coach of the Dakota Wizards, serving until 2004. Shortly, he held the same role at Cedar Rapids River Raiders in the 2004 season. Further, he joined Sioux Falls Skyforce. In 2006, he returned to Dakota Wizards to coach for a season (2006-2007). 

With five minor league championships under his belt, Dave finally got a spot in the National Basketball Association and was hired by the Memphis Grizzlies as an assistant coach. In 2011, he was promoted to lead assistant and took over as the team's defensive specialist. On June 10, 2013, the Grizzlies organization announced Dave as the head coach. On May 7, 2016, Joerger was fired by the Grizzlies after three seasons as the team's head coach.

On 9th May 2016,  Joerger signed with the Sacramento Kings to become their head coach. After the team failed to reach the playoffs in three seasons under Dave's coach, he was fired by the KIngs on 11th April 2019. However, in his last season as coach, the Kings had their best record since they last reached the playoffs in the 2005-06 season.

On 9th November 2020, Joerger became the Philadelphia 76ers' assistant coach under Doc Rivers.  

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