Salary That Dawn Staley Receives Annually: Famous Brands She Has Endorsement deals With

Jon Snow
Thu Apr,2018
Salary That Dawn Staley Receives Annually: Famous Brands She Has Endorsement deals With Basketball

Dawn Staley famed for her incredible play is an American Basketball Hall of Fame player, who is working as a coach since 2000. The 3-times Olympic gold medalist, Staley currently serves as the coach of the USA National Team. Successful in both of her playing careers, Dawn Staley is blessed with lucrative deals besides her professional career earnings.

Currently, the 47-year-old basketball coach is estimated to be enjoying a net worth of $1.45 million. So, how much salary does Staley earn? What about her endorsements? Let's know all about Dawn Staley's earnings, salary, and net worth in this section.

Net Worth and Earnings of Dawn Staley

Amid playing a career of 10 years till 2006, Dawn Staley also tasted the experience of a coaching career as she served as the assistant coach. Then after 2006, Staley professionally turned into a coach and served as a head coach at Temple and then at South Carolina, where she coaches to date.

USA Women's basketball coach Dawn Staley SOURCE: The Greenville News

As reported, Staley who was named as a head coach for the USA Women's National Basketball Team is estimated to be enjoying a net worth of $5 Million from her playing and coaching career. Well, serving for the USC, Dawn Staley was reported to be earning an annual salary of $900,000 in 2015. Dawn is signed with South Carolina Women's Basketball Team and earns a total salary of $2.1 Million for the season 2023-2024, and her salary will go on increasing by $100,000 till 2027-28 plus her final salary in the last year of the contract will be $2,500,000.

Three Times Gold Medalist, Dawn Staley Contract And Incentives

The deal reportedly projected to keep her with the USC through the 2020-2021 season.  But sadly, the earning detail of the 1996 Olympic gold medalist Dawn Staley during her playing career is not disclosed. Well, currently, the Olympic medalist is provided the following compensation:

  • Gold Medal- $37,500
  • Silver Medal- $22,500
  • Bronze Medal-$15,000
Olympic gold medalist Dawn Staley SOURCE: The Miami Times

 Dawn who has worked with the players like Sue Bird and Candace Parker,  signed a 4-year extension with USC back in 2017 while men’s coach Martin received a 1-year extension worth $3.3 million. Dawn Staley's new deal with South Carolina Basketball team is projected to offer her an annual salary of $2.1 Million in 2017 which will reach its maximum value of  $2.5 Million in 2028.

Also, in the same year, women’s basketball associate head coach Lisa Boyer received a year contract extension increasing her salary from $237,475 to $260,000, while Men’s basketball assistant coach Perry Clark received a year extension for his new $30,000 increment in salary to $265,000.

Dawn Staley's previous contracts

Well, after 2 years of serving as a head coach at Temple with an undisclosed salary, Dawn Staley became the coach for South Carolina in 2008. The same year, Staley signed with USC promising to pay the award bonuses of $30,000 for winning both SEC titles and $250,000 for winning the national crown.

Then later in 2012, Staley's contract extension raised her salary from $250,000 to $300,000 which was followed by another contract that paid her an annual salary of $1.1 million.

Endorsement of Dawn Staley

Despite her incredible games, Staley is not reported to have signed any endorsement deals during her playing days. In her career, she won many awards and honors which include:

  • 6 times WNBA All-Star (2001–2006)
  • 2 times ABL All-Star (1997, 1998)
  • 2 times Honda Sports Award (1991, 1992)
  • 2 times Naismith College Player of the Year (1991, 1992)
  • 2 times WBCA Player of the Year (1991, 1992)
Former American WNBA player Dawn Staley SOURCE: CBS

An interesting fact is that before 2011, WNBA players were not signed for the shoe deal endorsement, but it got a break with the first deal signed by Maya Moore in 2011 with Nike’s Jordan brand.

To date, Staley should have signed many lucrative deals, however, the endorsement details of Dawn Staley are not out yet just like her property empire details, but the future always has to offer more, let's wait for the day.

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