Dan Bonner Biography
Dan Bonner is an analyst and color commentator covering NCAA men’s basketball and the NBA. He previously played basketball at the University of Virginia and coached the UVa women’s team for two seasons. He also coached girls’ basketball and soccer at Robert E. Lee High School in Staunton, Virginia.
Dan Bonner Age
Dan was born in Pittsburgh in the state of Pennsylvania on July 3, 1953. His nationality is American and ethnicity is North American.
Dan Bonner Wife
Dan is married to the former Terry Israel, who was the team captain and MVP of the 1975–76 Lady Cavaliers team. The couple married a long time ago. The exact date of the marriage and place of the marriage ceremony is not known.
The Bonners have three children: Coleman, Keary, and Sarah. The couple also has two grandchildren.
Dan Bonner Education
Dan Bonner, a Pittsburgh native, played at Avonworth High School. He attended the University of Virginia and played basketball from 1971 to 1975. In 1975 he was named a captain and was named to the Academic All-Atlantic Coast Conference team.
Dan Bonner Sporting Career
Bonner is a Pennsylvania native who played basketball at the University of Virginia from 1972-75, earning Academic All-ACC team honors as a team captain in 1975. His first game on the NCAA Tournament was in 1986 when he called Indiana vs. Cleveland State which turned out to be a huge upset. Bonner had been calling ACC games since 1980. He was hoping to get the call to be an analyst on the NCAA Tournament when he finally heard from the man in charge of assigning announcers to the 1st round games. He covered the ACC for various outlets for five decades, are the recipients of this year’s Marvin ‘Skeeter’ Francis Award.
Dan Bonner Coaching career
After his playing career, Dan Bonner was an assistant coach under Barbara Kelly at the University of Virginia for the first two seasons of women’s basketball ever played. He succeeded her as head coach in 1975 leading the women’s team to a 32–20 (.615) record over two seasons at the helm. He has also been a high school girls’ soccer and basketball coach.
Dan also was the head coach for the West Point High School Basketball Team in West Point, Virginia.
He was the assistant athletic director and assistant girls’ soccer coach for Robert E. Lee High School,(2004 – 2007) having previously coached the girls’ basketball team from 1999 to 2003. He was named the Virginia Group AA Coach of the Year for the 2002–03 season.
Dan Bonner Television career
Bonner launched his television career calling ACC games on Jefferson Pilot Sports (now Raycom) in 1983. He serves as an analyst for regular-season college basketball games for CBS Sports, ESPN (1987–2001), Fox Sports, and Raycom Sports. Bonner began calling ACC games for Jefferson Pilot Sports in 1983 while a manager at a Social Security office in Staunton, Virginia. Bonner also covered games for NCAA Productions’ from 1985 through 1990. He is quoted as saying, “The Monday after Selection Sunday, I’m scrambling to learn all the teams that I’ll have to do later in the week. And then I’m out on the road.”
His other broadcasting work includes play-by-play for baseball’s Carolina League, women’s college basketball, soccer play-by-play and an announcer for The ACC Regional Sports Networks coverage of ACC Baseball.
Dan Bonner Net Worth
Dan has accumulated a vast amount of wealth all through his career. Unfortunately, his current net worth is still under review.