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"A lot of people notice when you succeed, but they don't see what it takes to get there..

Dawn Michelle Staley (born May 4, 1970), an American basketball Hall of Fame player and coach, and currently the head coach for the South Carolina Gamecocks, and the United States women's national team. Dawn Staley has made the Gamecocks a mainstay in the battle for SEC and national championships. Staley is still recognized for her body of work as one of the most decorated players in U.S. women’s basketball history. Coach Staley, recently inked a deal with South Carolina which makes her the highest paid African-American head coach in her sport and one of the highest paid women's basketball coaches in the entire country. The seven-year, $22.4 million dollar deal secures her partnership with the University through the 2027-28 season and reflects the University's long-term commitment to the sustained success of the program that she built over the past 13 seasons. Hail to the Queen!