Dawn Staley first donned a USA Basketball uniform in 1989. Eleven years ago she transitioned to a USA Basketball coach. In all, she's been a part of 17 golden teams, and now she will head the USA National Team through 2020.
Dawn Staley was announced as the 2017-20 USA Basketball head coach on March 10, 2017. Reaction across social media came from near and far, from former teammates and coaches. And many more. Dawn Staley WNT
Dawn Staley, head coach at the University of South Carolina, who has had a long and illustrious USA Basketball career that began as an athlete in 1989, and most recently as an assistant coach for the gold medalist 2016 U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team, was today named head coach of the USA Basketball Women’s National Team through 2020. (video via South Carolina University Athletics)