Adia Barnes is an American basketball coach and former basketball player. Adia Barnes is the present head coach of the University of Arizona Wildcats women’s basketball.
Table of Biography
Adia Barnes was born on February 3, 1977. Her full name is Adia Oshun Barnes. At present, her age is 45 years old and her zodiac sign is Aquarius. She is originally from San Diego, California, USA. She attended Mission Bay Senior High School in San Diego.
Moreover, she is the daughter of NFL player Pete Barnes and Patricia McRae. Her parents divorced when Adia was 3 years old. Sadly, her father passed away on May 3, 2018, at the age of 72 from Alzheimer’s disease. After graduating from High School, Adia earned a scholarship from the University of Arizona.
Professional Life and Career
Adia is presently working as the head coach of the University of Arizona Wildcats women’s basketball. This personality played for twelve years with numerous WNBA franchises. Therefore, she played at the collegiate level for the University of Arizona and played 7 seasons in the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) with the Houston Comets, Minnesota Lynx, Seattle Storm, and Sacramento Monarchs.
Moreover, she has also played internationally with Dynamo Kyiv in Ukraine. Also, she served as a TV color analyst for Seattle Storm game broadcasts. After graduating from the University of Arizona, Sacramento Monarchs drafted Adia in Round 4 in the 1998 WNBA draft. There, she played with the team for just a season and then moved to Minnesota Lynx.
This player could not impact her career and moved to more than half a dozen franchises. In the year 2004, she was part of the WNBA Championship winning team, Seattle Storm. Further, while in her college days, Adia made it into Pac-10 Player of the Year. She even played in European leagues and eventually retired in the year 2010.
Later, in October 2010, she was named Director of Player and Coach Development at Seattle Academy. Likewise, in 2011, the University of Washington hired her as an assistant coach. And, after working with the team until the year 2016, the University of Arizona signed her as their new head coach.
Adia led her team in the WNIT champion final and won the championship title. The Wildcats beat the University of Connecticut Huskies to reach the school’s first NCAA Tournament championship game on April 2, 2021.
This coach has accumulated most of her net worth through her successful career as a basketball player and a head coach. However, Adia’s estimated net worth is around $1.5 million as of 2022. However, there is no information about her salary, assets values, cars, houses, endorsements, and so on.
This coach is a married woman living a happy married life along with her husband and their children. She married Salvo Coppa on July 4, 2012, in a private wedding ceremony. The two first met each other in Italy. Shortly after their wedding, they welcomed their first child, a son, Matteo. Further, in late 2020, the couple welcomed their second child, a daughter, Capri.
Adia Oshun Barnes – Body Measurements 2022
This personality has a height of 5 feet 11 inches or 1.80 m. Similarly, she weighs around 75 kilos or 165 lb. Adia has a fit and athletic body. Moreover, this coach has brown hair and dark brown eyes. Further details regarding her body stats are not provided publicly.
Adia Oshun Barnes – Social Media 2022
Moreover, she has amassed more than 24.1k followers on her ‘@adiab32‘ Instagram account. Similarly, her ‘@AdiaBarnes‘ Twitter account has gained over 41.8k followers.