Niele Ivey Bio-Wiki, Age, Height, Notre Dame Salary, Married, Son, Brother Death,Networth And Memphis Grizzles

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Niele Ivey Biography

Born on September 24, 1977, Niele Ivey is an American former Women’s National Basketball Association player for the Indiana Fever, Detroit Shock, and Phoenix Mercury basketball teams. She currently is the head coach for the University of Notre Dame. She replaced Muffet McGraw.

Before joining the NBA in 2019 she was an assistant coach for the University of Notre Dame Women’s basketball team, where she played her college ball. While playing for the school she was an All-American point guard and became the 17th player in school history to record over 1,000 career point.

In 2001 she received the Frances Pomeroy Naismith Award presented for the nation’s top player under 5’8″In the WNBA, Ivey finished her career with 408 points, including over 100 in 2 separate seasons. The new head coach for the University of Notre Dame also had 90 3-point field goals, 228 assists, and 94 steals.

Niele Ivey Age

Born on September 24, 1977, Nielele is 42 years of age as of April 2020. She celebrates her birthday annually on September 24, each year, and will turn 43 years old on her birthday in 2020.

Niele Ivey Height

Ivey stands at a height of  5 Feet 7 Inc and weights 71 kg.

Niele Ivey Education

For her education, Ivey had attended Catholic grade school later on attending  Cor Jesu Academy. Cor Jesu Academy is a Catholic college preparatory high school for young women located in St. Louis, Missouri, in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of St. Louis. The school was founded in 1956 by the Apostles of the Sacred Heart.

For her University education, she attended Notre Dame. While in high school she was very determined to attended college at the University of North Carolina the same university her Idol Micheal Jordan went to.Ivey used her own money to attend a basketball camp on the campus of the North Carolina school, but the UNC head coach, Sylvia Hatchell, appeared only at the opening and closing of the camp, and did not get a chance to see Ivey play.

However. Muffet McGraw of Notre Dame became very much interested in seeing Niele play and constantly traveled to St. Louis a number of times to watch Ivey play a pick-up game at the YMCA in St. Louis. Though  Muffet was was prohibited by NCAA rules from talking to recruits at this time Ivey became aware of her presence and noted her keen interest in her and she decided to commit to  Notre Dame.

Niele Ivey Family|Parents

Niele was born n September 24, 1977, as Niele Deirdre Jamillah Viveca Ivey. She was the youngest of five children and the only daughter of Thomas Ivey and Theresa Ivey. She learned how to play Basketball from her elder brothers.

Niele Ivey Husband

Is Niele Ivey Married? Niele has a son with Javin Hunter. Javin Hunter is a former American football wide receiver from the University of Notre Dame, Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers. Drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in 2002, Hunter’s career was cut short due to various injuries. He first showed promise as a rookie scoring two touchdowns, including one on a 99-yard kick return against the New York Jets. Hunter was named one of ten rookies to watch for the 2002 season by The Sporting News.

Niele Ivey Son

The new head coach has one son Jaden Edward Dhananjay Ivey who was born on Feb. 13, 2002.

Niele Ivey Notre Dame Salary

How much does Niece Ivey Make? In 2005, Ivey was traded to now-defunct Detroit Shock of the WNBA. While with the Detroit Shock Ivey earned a basic salary of$113,500. However, she was ultimately signed to Phoenix Mercury the same year on a salary of $107,000 annually, same as past players like Camille Little, Stephanie Talbot, and Dewanna Bonner.

Details regarding how much she earns as the head coach for Notre Dame is still under investigation however the outgoing coach Muffet Mcgraw earned an annual salary of $1 million.

Niele Ivey Networth

Ivey has a Networth of  $4 Million. Most of the wealth she has gained from her vast basketball career as both a player and coach.

Niele Ivey Memphis Grizzles

She spent the past season honing her craft as an assistant coach with the Memphis Grizzlies, before returning to follow in Muffet McGraw’s footsteps. Niele Ivey has been chosen to return to her alma mater as the new Head Coach of Women’s Basketball. Ivey served as an assistant or as a player for a combined 17 seasons for the Fighting Irish under legendary Hall of Fame coach Muffet McGraw.

She also played in the WNBA for 5 seasons for the Indiana Fever, Phoenix Mercury and Detroit Shock. Grizzlies Coach Taylor Jenkins recently said that the Grizzlies were undefeated in games that Ivey scouted as well as several players crediting her as an excellent coach that has helped develop their games.

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