Gail Goestenkors Biography

( 1963 - )
April 6, 2020
First published on:January 30, 2019
by Jack Ol

Facts of Gail Goestenkors

Date of Birth: 1963, February 26
Age: 57 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Birth Name Gail Goestenkors
Birth Place Waterford, Michigan
Famous Name Gail Goestenkors
Net Worth $5 million
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession basketball coach
University attended Saginaw Valley State University
School attended Waterford Kettering High School,
Divorce Mark Simons

Gail Goestenkors is an American professional basketball assistant coach who recently coached the Women National Basketball Association' s team Indiana Fevers. Moreover, she has served several other teams like Iowa State, Purdue, Duke, Texas, and Los Angeles Sparks as their assistant coach.

As of 2019, Gail Ann Goestenkors reportedly has a net worth of over $5 million. Gail was married to her longtime boyfriend Mark Simons but later divorced with her husband/spouse in 2006.

Gail Goestenkors' Net Worth and Salary

As of 2020, Gail Ann Goestenkors has an estimated net worth of over $5 million similar to that of four times Olympics gold medal-winning American basketball player Sue Bird. The exact salary of the WNBA's assistant coach is not available.

NBA assistants usually generate between $300,000 and $1 million everywhere depending on their experience and success, while assistants in other leagues can range from $35,000 to $ 200,000 with many variables playing into their salary. Gail might have earned a sum of around $200,000 as her annual salary since she served as an assistant coach of several WNAB teams.

Gail Ann Goestenkors so far has made earnings of around $10 million from her entire NBA coaching career. Kept aside Gail Ann Goestenkors' financial earnings, her personal assets include home and cars. Further, the NBA coach Gail Ann Goestenkors earns a good amount of money from various sponsorships.

Currently, Gail along with her friend Carol Ross started their own consulting business, Coaching Full Circle.

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Gail Goestenkors Married Life; Who is her Husband?

Gail Goestenkors got married to her boyfriend Mark Simons in 1997. They got married after being in an affair for a long time. The couple knew each other since the 1980s when she played for Saginaw Valley State in Michigan while her husband Mark was an assistant coach on Saginaw's men's team

After living together for 9 years, Gail divorced her husband Mark in 2006.

Her former husband, Mark is also a basketball coach and is also involved in the real estate business. In 2019, he was hired as the acting coach for the Georgia Tech women’s basketball team. Previously Mark served as the coach of the Elon College men's basketball team.

Gail Goestenkors' former husband Mark SOURCE: Thetimesnews

The detailed information regarding the reason for the divorce of Gail with her husband is not disclosed yet on media. She is currently single and unmarried since her divorce from Mark.

Gail is not only a world-class athlete but she is an attractive individual with a gorgeous figure and brown hair. Besides, she is quite popular on social media with a huge number of fan following. 

Gail Goestenkors Bio and Early Life

Gail Ann Goestenkors was born on February 26, 1963, in Waterford, Michigan. As per her nationality, she is American and belongs to the White ethnic group.

Gail Ann Goestenkors attended Waterford Kettering High School where she played basketball. After completing high school, she enrolled at Saginaw Valley State University and played for the University team.

Gail Goestenkors' Professional Career

Gails began her playing career as a point guard for the Saginaw Valley State. She entered her coaching career working for Iowa State and later worked for several other teams including Duke, Purdue, Texas, and Los Angeles Sparks.

CAPTION: Gail Goestenkors To Hall Of Fame SOURCE: Duke Basketball Report

Besides Gail, Becky Hammon and Nancy Lieberman are other famous female basketball coaches.

During her coaching career, she received several awards and some of them are listed below:

  • Associated Press National Coach of the Year (2007)
  • ACC Coach of the Year (1996, 1998, 1999, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2007)
  • USA Basketball National Coach of the Year (2006)
  • WBCA National Coach of the Year (2003, 2007)
  • US Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) Coach of the Year award (2007)

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