Joe Dooley

by John Max 08 Apr,2021
Joe Dooley
Personal Info
  • Birth Name Joseph Gerard Dooley III
  • Birth Place West Orange, New Jersey
  • Father Joe Dooler Jr.
  • Mother Margaret Dooley
  • Net Worth $2 Million
  • Salary $400,000
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity White
  • Profession Head Coach
  • Currently Working For East Caroline
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Married to Tanya Dooley
  • Children Max Dooley
  • Religion Christian

Joe Dooley is a known American head basketball coach. Most recently, he served as the head coach for the East Carolina University Pirates in the NCAA Division I college basketball. In 2022, he was fired by East Carolina. Also, he had a stint as head coach at Florida Gulf Coast University. In 2018, Dooley won the A-Sun Coach of the Year Award.

Joe Dooley was born Joseph Gerard Dooley III on January 29, 1966, in West Orange, New Jersey. He is the only child born to Joe Dooley Jr and Margaret Dooley. Joe holds American nationality and is of white descent. Dooley enrolled at George Washington University after graduating from High School in 1984. 

Joe Dooley's Career In Basketball 

Joe started working as an assistant coach with South Caroline University in 1988. He was a four-year letter winner in basketball. He was elected a team captain as a senior. After working with the team for three-season, Dooley moved to East Carolina along with Eddie Payne. In 1993, He helped the team earn a championship in the 1993 CAA Men's Basketball Tournament.

CAPTION: Joe unties the net after winning the championship SOURCE: Athlete Speakers

In 1994, East Caroline signed him as their new head coach. At age 29, he was the youngest head coach in the nation. In 1998, The University fired him, and then Dooley spent stints as an assistant at New Mexico, Wyoming, and Kansas. In 1999, New Mexico University hired him as their new assistant coach. Joe worked with several other universities as their assistant coach until 2013. At the beginning of the 2013 season, Florida Gulf Coast hired Dooley as their new head coach.

In the second season of his term, Joe took his team to the A-Sun regular-season championship title winner. Until 2018, His team won four more titles, and in his personal life, He won two A-Sun Coach of the Year award. Following the 2017–2018 season, Dooley was hired as head coach at East Carolina, where he had previously been the head coach.  

Married Life of Joe Dooley

Joe married his girlfriend, Tanya Dooley. He is very much private about his personal and family life. The head coach is yet to utter a single word about his family. Unlike other head coaches, Dooley does not show a presence on social media. As per sources, Tanya and Joe are the proud parents of a son named Max.

The family of three is living a happy married life. It's been more than two decades of his marriage, and have been no rumors of the couple having ups and downs in their married life.

Net Worth and Salary in 2022

Joe Dooley has an estimated net worth of more than $2 Million. Dooley has been working as the head coach for almost a decade. The head coach signed a five-year contract worth a base salary of $400,000 per year. His contract includes incentives like $50,000 if ECU wins the AAC regular-season title, A national championship appearance earns Dooley a bonus of $50,000, and a national championship victory gets him $100,000.

While working with Gulf Coast, Joe made $350,000 as his salary. In his first season with East Central, Joe earned $900,000 of guaranteed money. 

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