Edniesha Curry was drafted by the WNBA’s Charlotte Sting in 2002, Curry played professional basketball for eight years in Europe, Middle East and for the WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury and Los Angeles Sparks. Over the entire period, she worked as a coach with Team Concept AAU Basketball Organization (Portland) helping develop female and male athletes.
A four-sport athlete in high school, lettering three times in basketball, three times in track, two times in tennis and once in cross country, Curry understands the importance and is committed to the early development of both male and female athletes.
Curry began her journey in sports – and basketball – at Palmdale High School in Palmdale, CA. After high school, she spent the first three college seasons at California State University, Northridge (CSUN). At CSUN, she was a two-time all-Big Sky Conference team selection (1998-1999) and currently holds the school’s record for 3-point baskets made (168). Curry transferred to the University of Oregon in 2000 and received a Pacific Conference honorable mention in 2002, her first season with the team. Curry averaged 9.8 points per game at Oregon and dished out 104 assists. She led the Ducks with 60 steals, which ranked eighth in the Pac-10. Curry’s 2002 team won the WNIT Championship. Curry’s WNBA career also included a stint with the Los Angeles Sparks and she spent eight seasons playing in the European league, a haven for women’s basketball.
Over her decade long coaching career, Curry has consistently delivered leadership, training, and mentoring to student athletes while conducting basketball clinics and tournaments all around the world. To ensure total success, she interfaced with key marketing staff to promote programs, and provided expert administrative direction to ensure smooth daily operations. Her efforts resulted in increased student awareness and enthusiasm for athletic programs. Curry is a dedicated advocate for the physical, mental, and social development of sports of student athletes.
EDNIESHA CURRY Professional Basketball Career:
Drafted in 3rd round WNBA Charlotte Sting 2002
WNBA 2003 Phoenix Mercury
WNBA 2004 Phoenix Mercury Training Camp/Pre-Season
WNBA 2005 Indiana Fever Training Camp/Pre-Season
WNBA 2005 Los Angeles Sparks
Athens Greece 2002-2203
Thessaloniki Greece 2004-2005 (Greek All- Star)
Ra’ananna Israel 2003-2004
Budapest Hungary (Fiba Cup Europe) 2005-2006
Hapoel Tel Aviv Israel 2007-2008
Lezno Poland 2008
Holon Israel ( Israeli Cup Sem-Finalist) 2008-2009
University of Oregon 2000-2002
Played one season at Oregon…Member of WNIT Championship Team in 2002…
All-Pac-10 honorable mention as a senior.
Averaged 9.8 points per game at Oregon and dished out 104 assists…Led Ducks with 60 steals, which ranked eighth in the Pac-10 …
Cal State University Northridge 1998-2000
Cal State Northridge’s all-time leader in three-point baskets with 168.
All-Big Sky selection in 1998 and 1999…
Big Sky Freshman of the Year in 1998…
As a junior, led the Matadors in scoring for the third straight year, averaging 15.3 points… Established career-highs with 10 rebounds at Northern Arizona and 10 assists vs. Portland State..
Big Sky Tournament MVP as a sophomore after scoring 47 points in two games en route to the school’s first appearance in the NCAAs…
Scored a career-high 40 points at LMU.
Picked to the Women’s Basketball Journal All-Freshman team in 1998
Daughter of Edward and Bertha Curry
Stepmother is Jenoah Curry
Has three brothers (Edward, Kenneth and Genoah) and two sisters (Shyee and Kaja)
Slam Magazine 1999