Canadian Former basketball player Stacey Dales is best known for her work as a sports reporter in the NFL Network. Previously, she was popular as a player with the WNBA team of the Washington Mystics. She always stayed close to sports, whether playing or reporting it. Despite having lots of ups and downs in personal life, she has managed to go smoothly in her professional life. Scroll down to know in detail about Stacy life.
Stacy Dales was born on 5 September 1979, in Collingwood, Ontario, Canada with Virgo zodiac sign. Her father Heather Dales, and mother Jim Dales raised her with great love and care. She spends her childhood days with her family in Brockville, Ontario.
Her older brother Burke Dales played the 10 seasons in Canadian Football League and retired in 2014. She holds Canadian nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.
The 39 years, Stacey Dales got married on 13th April 2002. After dating her boyfriend turned husband Chris Schuman during the peak of her playing career. However, it is not clear when she met her the-then boyfriend, Chris.
After marriage, she even adopted her husband surname and was known by the name Stacey Dales-Schuman.
Just after a short time of their wedding, their personal differences began to surface, and the duo decided to end their marriage. In fact, 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 the reason for their divorce hasn’t revealed yet. Currently, she is focused on her career and she hasn’t revealed about her present affairs and relationships.
Stacey started her career in Olympics for Canada who was first-team All-American in 2001 and 2002. Moreover, she was selected third generally speaking by Washington Mystics in the year 2002, which is the most noteworthy pick ever for a Canadian. Later, she took retirement from the league in 2004 and joined Chicago Sky a year later to mark her comeback.
After her comeback, she could not live up to the expectation of the audience and herself. The former star player suffered a knee injury during a storm in Seattle and diagnosed with Raynaud’s phenomenon. Later in 2008, she announced her retirement from the Women National Basketball Association for the second time. Then, she worked as a sideline reporter for college football games on ESPN for a short period.
After experiencing a successful athlete life, presently, she works as a studio host and reporter for NFL Media Programming. She is also involved in various community outreach program such as the Humane Society of the United States, Habitat for Humanity and Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries.
Stacey has earned a huge amount of net worth from her professional career. As per different sources, her estimated net worth is over $2 million. The average salary of a sports reporter is $35,402 yearly in the US. Hence, she might be paying the same amount of salary as a reporter.