Candice Wiggins
Candice Wiggins
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Objective

Teacher/Coach/Mentor with 8 years of experience playing professional basketball in the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA). Possesses a BA in Communication from Stanford University, impeccable written and verbal communication skills, and excellent interpersonal and leadership skills.

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Experience

 

Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA)

Professional Athlete –– 2008-2016                                                                                  

  • Competed year-round at the apex of professional sports in one of the world’s most challenging and demanding environments.
  • Represented the organization in community service/outreach and marketing events and appearances.
  • Contributed to successes to help lead the Minnesota Lynx team to their first WNBA Championship (2011).
  • Maintained drive and determination to obtain personal and team objectives.
  • Volunteered at local charity events, in addition to increased experience in social engagements and public speaking.
  • Maintained high level of focus and professionalism while in hostile environments.

 

Ice Academy Basketball

CampFounder –– 2010-Present                                                                                                                        

  • Organized and assembled a camp schedule for my own basketball camp, Ice Academy, for children ages 5-18.
  • Taught various skills, spoke to the campers as a group on numerous occasions, as well as one on one interaction.

 

La Jolla Country Day School Middle School

Basketball Coach, C Team –– 2017-Present                                                   

  • Taught basketball for the Physical Education class as head coach of the C Team.

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Education

 

Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA  (2008)                                                                                              

  • Bachelor of Arts in Communication

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Skills

  • Leadership
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Public Speaking