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Alana Beard is a former professional basketball player for the Washington Mystics and Los Angeles Sparks. Beard is the first woman to win the John R. Wooden, State Farm Wade Trophy and Naismith Player of the Year Awards. She was Duke’s first National Player of the Year and is a three-time ACC Player of the Year.

Beard is also the first woman at Duke University to have her number raised to the rafters. She was selected in the first round (2nd overall) of the 2004 WNBA Draft by the Mystics. Beard was named a starter in the WNBA All-Star game, started in 30 games, ranked tenth in the league in scoring (15.9), recorded a career high, ranked fifth in the league in total steals (72), ranked third in the league in steals per game (2.32), and ranked eight in the league in total field goals made (188)—and that was just the 2009 season.

Beard played for the Los Angeles Sparks from 2012 to 2020 when she announced her retirement from the WNBA.

In 2004, Beard started the Alana Beard Foundation a nonprofit organization that sponsors female AAU basketball teams, aiding young women with the necessary resources to achieve success on or off court.

Beard currently works as a Senior Associate for SVB Capital and as a Women's Basketball Analyst for ESPN.

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Alana Beard

Former Professional Basketball Player

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Alana Beard Biography

Alana Beard is a former professional basketball player for the Washington Mystics and Los Angeles Sparks. Beard is the first woman to win the John R. Wooden, State Farm Wade Trophy and Naismith Player of the Year Awards. She was Duke’s first National Player of the Year and is a three-time ACC Player of the Year.

Beard is also the first woman at Duke University to have her number raised to the rafters. She was selected in the first round (2nd overall) of the 2004 WNBA Draft by the Mystics. Beard was named a starter in the WNBA All-Star game, started in 30 games, ranked tenth in the league in scoring (15.9), recorded a career high, ranked fifth in the league in total steals (72), ranked third in the league in steals per game (2.32), and ranked eight in the league in total field goals made (188)—and that was just the 2009 season.

Beard played for the Los Angeles Sparks from 2012 to 2020 when she announced her retirement from the WNBA.

In 2004, Beard started the Alana Beard Foundation a nonprofit organization that sponsors female AAU basketball teams, aiding young women with the necessary resources to achieve success on or off court.

Beard currently works as a Senior Associate for SVB Capital and as a Women's Basketball Analyst for ESPN.

Alana Beard Videos

  • Alana Beard & Marissa Coleman talk entrepreneurship with Tina Charles
    Two of the WNBA's greats - All-Star and 3-time Olympic gold medallist Marissa Coleman and WNBA champion and 2x defensive player of the year Alana...
  • Alana Beard - LA Sparks WNBA team up with Jamba Juice for a ...
  • Alana Beard Camp/Clinic - YouTube

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  • How to book Alana Beard?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Alana Beard for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Alana Beard, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Alana Beard or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Alana Beard?

    Booking fees for Alana Beard, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Alana Beard, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Alana Beard?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Alana Beard for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Alana Beard for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Alana Beard or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Alana Beard or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Alana Beard is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Alana Beard for your event is available upon request. Alana Beard generally travels from San Francisco, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Beth Brooke-Marciniak, Seimone Augustus, Nancy Hogshead-Makar, Kara Lawson and Anne Finucane. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Alana Beard for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Alana Beard Speaker Videos

  • Alana Beard & Marissa Coleman talk entrepreneurship with Tina Charles
    Two of the WNBA's greats - All-Star and 3-time Olympic gold medallist Marissa Coleman and WNBA champion and 2x defensive player of the year Alana Beard - join Tina Charles to talk about their...
    Alana Beard - LA Sparks WNBA team up with Jamba Juice for a ...
  • Alana Beard Camp/Clinic - YouTube

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