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Full-Court Press Release: WNBA Star Dominique Canty Joins the Team

St. Francis Houston Private School Athletics_Coach Dominique Canty

As a basketball player at Whitney M. Young Magnet High School in Chicago, Coach Canty averaged 20 points, 10 rebounds, and six steals per game her senior year. She was one of 40 players to be named to the annual Parade All-America High School Girls Basketball Team, and she received that honor for three consecutive years. A legend in The University of Alabama's Crimson Tide program, the basketball powerhouse is one of the most decorated players in school history. She is their all-time leading scorer—male or female—with 2,294 points! In her senior year, Coach Canty was named First-Team All-American by the Associated Press and Sporting News. She finished her collegiate career a two-time All-American, a four-time All-SEC selection, and twice selected as a finalist for the Naismith National Player of the Year award. She averaged 18.1 points, 7.2 rebounds, and 3.6 assists during her four seasons at Alabama.

During her stellar professional basketball career, Coach Canty played in 380 games, averaging 7.3 points and 2.5 assists. She ranked in the top 10 in games played during three WNBA seasons, and she had two seasons of top 10 rankings in assists per game and assist percentage. Coach Canty played guard-forward during her collegiate basketball career at the University of Alabama and throughout her WNBA career.

Please join us in welcoming Coach Dominique Canty to the St. Francis Episcopal coaching ranks! She is a great addition to the Wolves coaching staff!