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Eric Musselman

Eric Musselman is an American college basketball coach. Eric Musselman is the former head coach of the Sacramento Kings and the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association. He is well-known as the youngest coach in CBA history when he was 23.

Early Life and Education

His birth name is Eric Patrick Musselman. Eric was born on November 19, 1964,(59 years) in Ashland, Ohio, United States. His birth sign is Scorpio. 

His father Bill Musselman is a former NBA coach and his mother’s name is Kris Musselman. He has a younger sister Nicole Musselman. His father passed away on May 5, 2000.

He was raised in Ashland, Ohio, United States. His nationality is American and he is Christian.  He has said in interviews before that he doesn’t have any hobbies.

Eric Musselman

Caption: Eric Musselman with his family Source: Instagram

Talking about his educational background, he attended Brecksville-Broadview Heights High School in Brecksville.

He played on the Brecksville-Broadview Heights High School basketball team as former NBA player Scott Roth.

He graduated from the University of San Diego where he played basketball for Jim Brovelli and Hank Egan.

Eric Musselman – Net Worth 2024

He earns a salary of $4 million annually. Based on it, his net worth is estimated to be around $10-$15 million. He agreed to a $2.5 million salary when he became the Razorback’s head coach.


He earned coach of the year honors in 2012 from NBADL. Moreover, he achieved 2 years as Arkansas head coach, 6 years as a collegiate head coach, and 14 seasons as a professional head coach.

Relationship Status

His first wife is Wendy Bauer Musselman. They divorced in 2005.  He also had two kids Michael and Matthew with his first wife.

At present, he is happily enjoying his married life with an American sports television reporter Danyelle Sargent 2009.  They have a daughter named Mariah Musselman.

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Caption: Eric Musselman posing for a photo with his wife
Source: Instagram

There was a rumor that Musselman is finalizing a new multi-year contract that will keep him with the Razorbacks.

Career and Professional Life

Eric was named head men’s basketball coach at the University of Arkansas on April 7, 2019. He has 30 years of coaching experience and 20 years as a head coach in the NBA, NCAA, and CBA.

In his 6 years as a collegiate head coach, his team has won at least 20 games each year.

Also, after winning the CBI at Nevada in his 1st year as a collegiate head coach, his team has played in each of the last 4 NCAA tournaments.

Eric was the head coach for seven professional teams, including two seasons with the Golden State Warriors (2002-2004) and one with Sacramento Kings (2006-2007).

He enrolled as Arkansas Head Coach, Nevada head coach, and NCAA Division I assistant coach and he has been a head coach in CBA, the United States Basketball League, and the NBADL along with two NBA head coaching stops.

His 1st head coaching job came at the age of 23 when he was hired by the Rapid City Thrillers of the Continental Basketball Association in 1989.

Eric Musselman

Caption: Eric Musselman posing for a photo Source: Instagram

Eric Musselman worked as an analyst on radio and TV before 2010-2011 coaching the Reno Bighorns and LA D-Fenders(2011-2012) of the NBADL.

He has experience coaching international basketball having served as the head coach of the Dominican Republic national team (2010-2011), the US and Team China in the Adidas Global Experience (2009,2010), and the Venezuela national team(2011-2013).

Body Measurements

Eric Musselman is 5 feet 7 inches tall weighs 150 pounds and has fair skin attractive brown eyes with blonde hair. However, he has not disclosed his other body measurements to date.

Eric Musselman – Social Media

Eric Musselman is available on Twitter with 129.2k followers and 22k tweets. Likewise, he has 55.9k Instagram followers with 203 posts.


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