Dawn Staley Partner: A Single Lesbian For Everyone But Is She Really?

By Staff Writer | On: 15 Nov, 2018
Dawn Staley Partner: A Single Lesbian For Everyone But Is She Really?

Quick Summary

Date of BirthMay 04 ,1970
Age49 Years 10 Month(s)
Birth PlacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Birth NameDawn Michelle Staley
ProfessionBasketball Player
Career 1996-present
Relationship StatusSingle
Divorce/SplitNot Yet
BoyfriendNot Known
Salary$300 Thousand Per Year
Net Worth$1 Million (Estimated)
FatherClarence Staley
MotherEstelle Staley
CollegeUniversity of Virginia
Height/ How Tall?5'6" (1.68 m)
Weight 61 kg (135 lbs)
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorDark Brown
Children/KidsNot Yet

American Basketball Hall of Famer Dawn Staley has such an elite professional part that it’s not that big of a big deal for her to make a headline with her brand new attainment in the ball game. She might think she can overshadow her personal part with her startling professional success. But, little does she know that there are people who keep an eye on her in search of her partner behind the limelight, who are curious if she is single or not.

Openly lesbian Dawn Staley was a star WNBA player. And since 2000 she has been a coach to win-worthy basketball trophies in her career. She has fisted two NCAA championship for her teams. She is a head coach to South Carolina’s women’s basketball team for the time being.

Back in Game: WNBA legend Dawn Staley was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame (Published on Sep 2013)

The WNBA Hall of Famer is a three times Olympic gold medalist who was even elected to carry the United States flag at the opening ceremony of the 2004 Summer Olympics.

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A Puppy Brought New Dawn To Dawn Staley After Her Parents’ Demise

The African American women basketball star was born on 4 May 1970. She has lost both her parents, father to serious illness in 2006 and mother to Alzheimer's in 2017. It was tough for her to face their loss.

She doesn’t forget to keep a riot of lilies-her mother’s favorite flowers at her desk and her Havanese puppy; Champion keeps her company whenever she feels lonely. She admits that the puppy has made it easier for her to overcome the void.

Her parents were from South Carolina while she did most of her growing up in Philadelphia- the place where she groomed herself and guided her as she shaped her career as a basketball player. No wonder the 5ft. 6 inches tall WNBA star has a special connection to Philadelphia.

Blinding Alert! Cause Dawn Staley’s Career Is Too Bright!

Dawn is nation’s leading legend in the field of women’s basketball at age 48. She is the pride of the country with her three Olympics gold medal and her contribution to women basketball is praiseworthy.

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She started out as a coach for the first time in Temple University Owls women's basketball team in 2000. During that time she was still a player at WNBA.

Her playing career lasted till 2006, and within the following two years she was named the head coach of University Of South Carolina’s team where she still adores her designation.

What more! She received the honor of being the head coach of USA National Team. Throughout her career, she fisted more than just victory. She was appreciated for her support towards gay communities in the athletics. She even hired lesbian Melanie Balcomb to be her assistant coach in March 2017.

Her extensive support for gay-lesbian communities must come from the fact that she herself belongs to the group.

Who Is Dawn Staley’s Partner; A Lesbian Or A Man?

The expert coach is equally expert at overshadowing her personal life from the public eye. But it is known that she is not single. Yes! You heard right. She is in a relationship.

However, there is no rock reference, but as hinted by her twitter post she is probably married to South Carolina’s supporting coach Lisa Boyer.

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Apparently, they have been together for about a decade.

Married: Dawn Staley appreciated her partner Lisa Boyer for being her support for over ten years through a Twitter post on 7 May 2018 (Photo: Dawn Staley's Twitter)

While many hunky athletes were willing to be her husband, she was busy building bliss with her lady love.