Tia Jackson bio information
Tia Jackson timeline Coaching history April 6, 2007: Named coach at Washington, replacing June Daugherty. 2005-07: Duke assistant. 2000-05 2000-05: UCLA assistant...
Tia Jackson timeline
April 6, 2007: Named coach at Washington, replacing June Daugherty.
2005-07: Duke assistant.
2000-05: UCLA assistant.
1999-00: Stanford assistant.
1996-99: Virginia Commonwealth assistant.
1997: Phoenix Mercury, WNBA.
1991-95: University of Iowa.
1987-90: Mardela Springs (Md.) High School.
Pro: No. 9 pick overall in inaugural WNBA draft, 1997.
College: Two-time All-Big Ten selection.
High school: With 3,108 points, ranks No. 41 on all-time list of 53 prep girls with 3,000 or more career points (source: 2007 National High School Sports Record Book).
Birthplace: Salisbury, Md.
Age: 35 (youngest of four children; the only girl).
Siblings: Ryan, 41; Eric, deceased (2004), would be 39; Dric, 38.
Height: 6 feet.
Education: B.A. (Iowa) in media studies and film, emphasizing television production and editing.
Significant other: Her dog, Kota, a Sheltie-Akita mix (name chosen by former Duke players).
Marital status: Single; never married.
Tia Jackson answers nosy questions
Most admired basketball players: Dr. J (Julius Erving), Michael Jordan, Larry Bird, Magic Johnson.
Most admired basketball coaches: Vivian Stringer (now at Rutgers; Stringer coached Jackson at Iowa), Barbara McCool (Jackson's prep coach in Maryland).
Which do you follow more closely, the NBA or WNBA? NCAA.
Favorite non-basketball sport: Football and golf.
Favorite fruit: Bananas.
Favorite vegetable: Steamed broccoli.
Favorite TV show(s) you watch devotedly: All versions of "CSI" and "Law & Order."
Three of your favorite movies: "Passion of the Christ," "Hitch," "The Color Purple."
Favorite TV or film personality: Oprah.
What's on your iPod? Gospel, old R&B and jazz.
Main interests outside basketball: Church, Bible study, reading, relaxing.
Neat freak or casually cluttered: Neat freak.
Favorite color: Purple, of course! (and mostly earth tones).
Owning or renting in Seattle: Owning.
In a game to 15 baskets vs. Lorenzo Romar, who wins and what's the score?: 15-15 (we both win).
Copyright © 2007 The Seattle Times Company
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