When you enter the mesmerizing field of sports, you tie a never-ending bond with the sport. Similarly, Stacey Dales always stayed close to the sports, whether playing or reporting it. The former basketball player and the recipient of the prestigious Alumni Award involved herself in reporting of many college football games right after her retirement. When it comes to her personal life, she leads a divorced life after the fallout of her marriage with Chris.
Career And Progression
Dales attended Thousand Island Secondary School (TISS) and earned many awards for her school. She got selected for the Olympics game for Canada in 2001 where she received the title of Academic All-American of the Year.
The player, who went to become first Oklahoma player to have scored 1,700 points was drafted by Washington Mystics in 2002 which is considered to be the highest pick; a Canadian player could ever get. She took retirement from the league in the year 2004 but joined Chicago Sky a year later to mark her comeback.
As she made a comeback, she could not live up to the expectation of the audience and herself. She was disappointed and hurt by he own performance; she could only achieve one victory among the seven games she played. The former star player suffered a knee injury during a storm in Seattle and diagnosed with Raynaud's phenomenon in her hands. The injury has exposed her to numbness, pain in the fingers, toes, ears, and nose, which has limited the play of the ball handler. Since then she has to keep herself away from cold to avoid pain.
Dales announced her retirement from the Women National Basketball Association for the second time in the year 2008.
She became a sideline reporter for college football games on ESPN. After her contract dispute, she left ESPN in November 2008. She is recently involved with NFL as a reporter. The reporter, who currently hosts the shows at NFL Network, had won the prestigious Alumni Award for her contribution as a player by the University of Oklahoma College of Arts and Sciences
How Much Does Stacey Dales Worth?
The fearsome player during her playing days might have summoned a decent net worth over her playing career. Her second innings as correspondent and sideline reporter only add to her enormous fortunes. In 2016, she signed a multi-year deal with NFL ensuring a colossal salary and add-ons which yet to be revealed. According to sources, the average salary of a sports reporter in the US is $35,402 per year. Though the value of the contract is not revealed, she has added up a decent amount of wealth to her net worth as a reporter.
The relationship Was A Fallout!
Players like Stacey rarely go unnoticed, and this 6-feet-giant shooting guard managed to keep all eyes on her. During the peak of her playing career, she began dating her Chris Schuman.
Although it is not clear when she met her the-then boyfriend, Chris, the pair did share fantastic chemistry. It was on 13th April 2002, when she married Chris Schuman in a wedding ceremony which was planned by Chris.
Stacey and her ex-husband Chris on their wedding day (Photo: Newsok.com)
After her marriage, she even adopted her husband name and was known by the name Stacey Dales-Schuman.
But after a short time in her married life, personal differences began to surface, and the couple decided to end their marriage in divorce. She likes to keep her married life private but said that marriage is one of the most difficult things she has done in her entire life. Although details about her divorce haven’t surfaced yet, her divorce came while she had a year off from pro ball. As of now, Dales is focused on her career right at the moment and hasn’t revealed about her present affairs in the media.
Short Bio Of Stacey
According to her wiki, Stacey Dales was born on September 5, 1979, in Collingwood, Ontario, Canada which makes her age 39. She was born to parents named Heather Dales, and Jim Dales raised her with great love and care. Her brother Burke Dales was a former Canadian Football Player. Stacey Dales completed her schooling days at Thousand Islands Secondary School.
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Dales attended the University of Oklahoma right after completing her secondary education. Concerning her body measurements, she has a perfect height standing at 6 feet and weighs around 70 kg. Stacey has a mesmerizing personality with attractive body shape. She has an athletic body with blonde hair color.