Mark Daigneault at the young age of 35 made the headlines in the world of sports when he was announced the head coach for the Oklahoma City Thunder of the National Basketball Association (NBA). It is his talent and brilliance that led him to the position where most of the senior ex-players dream of their life.
Quick facts and information on Mark Daigneault
|Full Name/Real Name||Mark Daigneault|
|Date of Birth/Birthday||19th February 1985|
|Education(college/university)||University of Connecticut/University of Florida|
|Wife||Ashley Kerr Daigneault|
|Net Worth||$5 million|
|Height||5 ft 10 in|
Mark Daigneault Age, Birthday, Parents
This young man Mark Daigneault was born to his parents in the year 1985 in Leominster, Massachusetts. Mark celebrates his birthday on 19th February every year, thus he celebrated his 35th birthday in February 2020.
His father’s name is Rick Daigneault who was a graduate of the Holy Cross. Mark’s father was also a member of the Crusader baseball team. So it seems that the talent for sports is hereditary in Mark’s family.
Moreover, Mark’s mother is a special education teacher, and his sister is in education as well.
Mark Daigneault- Education
Mark graduated from the University of Connecticut in the year 2007 in Science and secondary education. He got his early education from Leominster High School till 2003. After graduating from the university, he wanted to further study and obtain a Master’s degree but life had other plans for him.
When he was in the university, he got the opportunity to be the student manager at UConn from 2003 to 2007 under Jim Calhoun. Under the initiation of Calhoun and his head coach George Blaney, he became the assistant coach at Holy Cross, the same place where his father was a member.
In 2010 he enrolled in the University of Florida to earn his Master’s Degree in Sport Management. He got his degree in the year 2013.
Mark Daigneault- Career
Mark had a college career in sports before he had his professional career. When he was attaining his Master’s Degree from the University of Florida, he also worked there for 4 years and 1 month. He worked as a graduate manager for Men’s Basketball from August 2010 to June 2012. he then heads on to work as Assistant to the head coach for Men’s Basketball from 2012 to 2014.
From 2014 to 2019, he worked for Oklahoma City blue, and then from 2019 to 2020, he worked as assistant head coach for Oklahoma City thunder. He has been promoted to be the Head coach for Oklahoma City Thunder just recently on November 11, 2020.
Mark Daigneault Wife / Married Life / Children
Mark Daigneault, 35 is obviously a good-looking man with probably many female admirers. However, Mark has already been booked. Yes, Mark Daigneault is a married man. Mr. Daigneault is currently in a conjugal relationship with his wife Ashley.
Also, for those who don’t know, Mark and his wife Ashley are an Oklahoma sports power coaching couple. Mark’s better half is a coach for the OU Sooners Women’s Gymnastics team. A perfect pair one must say!
But apart from it, nothing more is known about the timeline of Mark and Ashely’s relationship. When they got wedded and either or not they have any child together is oblivious as of now. However, if anything gets disclosed we will keep you all updated.
Who is Mark Daigneault’s Wife?
Mark’s wife, Ashley Kerr, as mentioned earlier is a gymnastics coach at Oklahoma. She entered her third season as the volunteer assistant coach for the women’s gymnastics team in 2020. Kerr competed for the Florida Gators from 2007-2010 and was a four-time member of the NCAA Scholastic All-American team, as well as the SEC Academic Honor Roll.
She served as the president of UF’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee and was awarded the 2010 Outstanding Leadership Award by the UF Alumni Association. Upon graduation, Kerr served as the volunteer student manager for the 2011 season, before serving as the team manager from 2011-2013. Most recently, Kerr was the Assistant to the Head Coach, supporting multiple aspects of the program.
Kerr worked with the coaching staff on all on-campus recruiting visits, coordinated the team social media activity, and helped with community outreach. She helped plan and organize team travel and assisted the head coach at all team competitions while working with the marketing department on promotional plans to increase fan interest and attendance. Additionally, she assisted with the planning and execution of summer camps.
In her time at Florida, Kerr worked with three national championship teams as the Gators won three straight between 2013-15. Kerr was a part of ten Super Six teams and five SEC Championship teams during her time as both a gymnast and a staff member.
Kerr graduated in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, with an emphasis in marketing and minors in mass communication and leadership. She attended grad school at UF, where she earned a Master of Science in Sports Management and a Master of Art in Telecommunications.
Mark Daigneault Net worth and salary
Mark had always been busy with his career. He had a college career and a professional career, he was still studying when he was working as an assistant coach. As for the current role, he has just been promoted to be the Head coach of Oklahoma City Thunder.
So without a doubt, he has been earning such that he can easily live a very comfortable life. In 2019, his net worth was estimated to be between $1.5 – $2 Million. Meanwhile, as for 2020, till now, it is estimated that Mark Daigneault’s net worth is $5 Million approximately.
Mark Daigneault Social Media
Mark hasn’t been seen on any social media platforms except for LinkedIn where he has more than 500 connections. He had made his profile and had detailed information on his education and career.