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Teresa Weatherspoon

New Orleans Pelicans Assistant Coach & 8th Woman Hired Full Time In NBA

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Teresa Weatherspoon Biography

Teresa Weatherspoon is an American professional basketball coach, former player and trailblazer who serves as assistant coach for the New Orleans Pelicans of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Weatherspoon is the eighth woman ever hired for a full time position in the NBA. She played for the New York Liberty and Los Angeles Sparks of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA). Weatherspoon was one of the original players of the WNBA in 1997 when she joined the New York Liberty in the WNBA's inaugural season. She also won an Olympic Gold Medal in the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea and a Bronze Medal in 1992 in Barcelona, Spain. She began her coaching career and was quickly made the head basketball coach of the Louisiana Tech Lady Techsters where she stayed for six seasons. Weatherspoon was inducted into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame in 2010 and the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2019. In 2011, she was voted in by fans as one of the Top 15 players in WNBA history. In 2016, Weatherspoon was chosen to the WNBA Top [email protected], a list of the league's best 20 players ever in celebration of the WNBA's twentieth anniversary. Weatherspoon is also an advocate for victims of domestic violence. In 2009 she was one of 100 celebrities to sign a petition to the Department of Justice to raise awareness about domestic violence, and currently, she speaks to continue to fight for the rights of victims of domestic abuse.

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  • New Orleans Pelicans Hire Teresa Weatherspoon as Eighth Full-Time Female Coach in NBA

    Teresa Weatherspoon, former WNBA star and Louisana Tech coach, has officially been named the eighth full-time female assistant coach in the NBA. On Monday, Weatherspoon, 54, was promoted by New Orleans Pelicans head coach Stan Van Gundy to full-time assistant coach. She previously served as a two-way player development coach for the team.

  • Weatherspoon Places 'The Shot' Still Remembered Today

    On September 4, 1999, the fledgling Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) experienced a legendary moment. Playing for New York Liberty, Teresa Weatherspoon of Pineland/Sabine County, Texas, sank a shot at half court with 2.4 seconds left on the clock to win (68-67) against the Houston Comets.

  • Pelicans’ Teresa Weatherspoon trailblazing a path for women in the NBA coaching profession

    After a National Championship at Louisiana Tech and 8 years of professional ball overseas, Teresa Weatherspoon recalls a phone call from the New York Liberty in 1997, inviting her to take part in the WNBA’s inaugural season. “I was in France and I got the call and I was like oh wow I’m going to New York City. Ah man this is going to be awesome, playing in Madison Square Garden, just an...

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Teresa Weatherspoon Biography

Teresa Weatherspoon is an American professional basketball coach, former player and trailblazer who serves as assistant coach for the New Orleans Pelicans of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Weatherspoon is the eighth woman ever hired for a full time position in the NBA. She played for the New York Liberty and Los Angeles Sparks of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA). Weatherspoon was one of the original players of the WNBA in 1997 when she joined the New York Liberty in the WNBA's inaugural season. She also won an Olympic Gold Medal in the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea and a Bronze Medal in 1992 in Barcelona, Spain. She began her coaching career and was quickly made the head basketball coach of the Louisiana Tech Lady Techsters where she stayed for six seasons. Weatherspoon was inducted into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame in 2010 and the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2019. In 2011, she was voted in by fans as one of the Top 15 players in WNBA history. In 2016, Weatherspoon was chosen to the WNBA Top [email protected], a list of the league's best 20 players ever in celebration of the WNBA's twentieth anniversary. Weatherspoon is also an advocate for victims of domestic violence. In 2009 she was one of 100 celebrities to sign a petition to the Department of Justice to raise awareness about domestic violence, and currently, she speaks to continue to fight for the rights of victims of domestic abuse.

Teresa Weatherspoon Videos

  • Teresa Weatherspoon's Inspirational Path to the NBA
    In honor of National Women’s Month, New Orleans Pelicans assistant coach Teresa Weatherspoon shares her story from her humble beginnings to...
  • Teresa Weatherspoon, Pelicans women leaders offer career wisdom
    New Orleans Pelicans assistant coach Teresa Weatherspoon and other women from the Pelicans organization recently shared words of wisdom in a Women in...
  • Teresa Weatherspoon "Women's History Month" Interview
    Jen Hale speaks with Pelicans assistant coach Teresa Weatherspoon on what Women's History Month means to her.

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  • How to book Teresa Weatherspoon?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Teresa Weatherspoon for both live and virtual events for over 20 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 Teresa Weatherspoon, 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 Teresa Weatherspoon or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Teresa Weatherspoon?

    Booking fees for Teresa Weatherspoon, 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 Teresa Weatherspoon, 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 Teresa Weatherspoon?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Teresa Weatherspoon for clients worldwide for more than 20 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 Teresa Weatherspoon 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 Teresa Weatherspoon or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Teresa Weatherspoon 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.

Teresa Weatherspoon is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Teresa Weatherspoon for your event is available upon request. Teresa Weatherspoon generally travels from New Orleans, LA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Lisa Leslie, Dawn Staley, Lindsey Harding, Jordyn Wieber and Nicki Collen. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Teresa Weatherspoon for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Teresa Weatherspoon Speaker Videos

  • Teresa Weatherspoon's Inspirational Path to the NBA
    In honor of National Women’s Month, New Orleans Pelicans assistant coach Teresa Weatherspoon shares her story from her humble beginnings to excelling as a WNBA player and an NBA coach.
    Teresa Weatherspoon, Pelicans women leaders offer career wisdom
    New Orleans Pelicans assistant coach Teresa Weatherspoon and other women from the Pelicans organization recently shared words of wisdom in a Women in Athletics panel.
  • Teresa Weatherspoon "Women's History Month" Interview
    Jen Hale speaks with Pelicans assistant coach Teresa Weatherspoon on what Women's History Month means to her.
    WNBA Legend Teresa Weatherspoon's Hall of Fame Press Conference
    Teresa Weatherspoon - Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, Class of 2019 Press Conference.
  • Teresa Weatherspoon's Basketball Hall of Fame Enshrinement Speech
    Teresa Weatherspoon delivers her speech upon being enshrined to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as part of the class of 2019.
    Teresa Weatherspoon: Top [email protected]
    Check out these highlights from Teresa Weatherspoon's career!

Teresa Weatherspoon News

  • New Orleans Pelicans Hire Teresa Weatherspoon as Eighth Full-Time Female Coach in NBA

    Teresa Weatherspoon, former WNBA star and Louisana Tech coach, has officially been named the eighth full-time female assistant coach in the NBA. On Monday, Weatherspoon, 54, was promoted by New Orleans Pelicans head coach Stan Van Gundy to full-time assistant coach. She previously served as a two-way player development coach for the team.

  • Weatherspoon Places 'The Shot' Still Remembered Today

    On September 4, 1999, the fledgling Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) experienced a legendary moment. Playing for New York Liberty, Teresa Weatherspoon of Pineland/Sabine County, Texas, sank a shot at half court with 2.4 seconds left on the clock to win (68-67) against the Houston Comets.

  • Pelicans’ Teresa Weatherspoon trailblazing a path for women in the NBA coaching profession

    After a National Championship at Louisiana Tech and 8 years of professional ball overseas, Teresa Weatherspoon recalls a phone call from the New York Liberty in 1997, inviting her to take part in the WNBA’s inaugural season. “I was in France and I got the call and I was like oh wow I’m going to New York City. Ah man this is going to be awesome, playing in Madison Square Garden, just an...

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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