Karen Aston is a basketball player and coach from the United States. She is the head coach of the UTSA Roadrunners women’s basketball team right now. She has been the head coach of women’s basketball at Texas, Charlotte, and North Texas.
In 2017, Aston was one of four finalists for the Naismith Women’s College Coach of the Year award, and in 2018, she was one of ten semifinalists. In 2017, she was named Big 12 Coach of the Year.
Karen Aston Age, Date of Birth, Birthday, Family, what about her father, mother, where is she from? Early Life
Karen Aston is 57 years old. Karen was born on July 26, 1964, in Benton, Arkansas, United States. She was born to her parents, Norma Haley and Dean Haley. She has four siblings, Barry Haley, Tammie Aston, Cheryl Peterson, and Pat Haley Coke. Karen’s beloved mother was diagnosed with terminal pancreatic cancer in February 2016. She even spoke openly about her mother’s cancer battle. Finally, Karen’s mother breathed her last breath on September 3, 2018, at the age of 78.
Aston has worked as a collegiate assistant coach for three Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame coaches. She worked for Kim Mulkey as an associate head coach at Baylor, and she previously worked for Sonja Hogg. Prior to joining Baylor as an assistant coach, she worked for Jody Conradt at The University of Texas in Austin for eight years.
Karen Aston Career, what is her profession?
On April 27, 2007, Aston was unveiled as the 49ers’ new head coach. Amanda Butler, who left Charlotte after six seasons (two as head coach) to coach at her alma mater, the University of Florida, took her position. Following a run to the WNIT final four in 2011, Aston resigned on April 6, 2011, and quickly took the head coaching post at North Texas in order to be closer to her family in Arkansas. Karen Aston was named the sixth head coach of the University of North Texas women’s basketball team on April 11, 2011. Aston took over a program that had gone 5–25 the previous year and tripled that victory number with a 15–16 overall record in her first year. Aston won her 100th game as a head coach on February 18, 2012.
On April 3, 2012, Aston was named the fourth head coach in University of Texas women’s basketball history.
Her teams made four consecutive NCAA Sweet 16 appearances from 2015 to 2018, the first time this had happened in Texas since 1990. Aston also led the Longhorns to their first NCAA Elite Eight berth since 2003 in 2015-16. At Texas, each of Aston’s eight teams finished in the top-25 nationally in rebounding margin, including three years in the top five. Her teams finished third in the NCAA in rebounding margin in both 2017-18 and 2018-19. During Aston’s tenure, Texas had four of the top-eight single-season team rebounding averages in the state’s history, as well as five of the top-nine greatest seasons in field-goal % defense.
Aston is also well-known for being one of the greatest recruiters in the country. According to ESPN.com, five of the classes she recruited to Texas were ranked among the top-11 in the country, including three top-five classes. Recruits Charli Collier and Joyner Holmes were both ranked No. 2 by ESPN and were considered the nation’s best recruits by several services. During her eight seasons in Texas, Aston brought 14 McDonald’s All-Americans.
Which school and college did she go to? What was her major?
She had completed her education at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
Karen Aston Net worth, how much does she earn?
The net worth of Karen Aston is unknown at the moment.
We will update this section as soon as her earning are revealed.
Karen Aston Girlfriend, What about her relationship?
she is in a relationship with her girlfriend, Claire Coggins. Karen and Claire have a lot of reasons to be joyful.
One of the most important reasons is her gorgeous child, Marilyn, who makes life a better place to live. On May 28, 2017, the couple created a baby registry at ‘the Bump’ in Austin, Texas.
Is Karen Aston available on any kind of social media platform?
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