Domond, Nadine, 1975-
- Existence: 1975-
Nadine Domond, basketball player and entrepreneur, was born in 1975 in Stanford, Connecticut, a few years after her parents, Evelyne and Delouis Domond, emigrated from Haiti. Evelyne was a banker and Delouis owned a printing business. Domond graduated as an All-American basketball star from Bridgeport Central High School in Connecticut in 1994. She led her high school team to the state title and went on to play four years of Big Ten basketball at the University of Iowa. Domond played on the last team coached by legendary women´s basketball coach C. Vivian Stringer during her Iowa tenure from 1994 to 1995. For the next three years, under head coach Angie Lee, Domond and the Hawkeyes were Big Ten Champions and also made it to the Sweet Sixteen in the NCAA Tournament in 1996. During this time, Domond also played for various USA Basketball teams, including the squad that won the silver medal in the 1997 US Jones Cup. Domond graduated from the University of Iowa in 1998 with a degree in African American World Studies and Instructional Design. As of 2010, Domond was fifth in all-time Hawkeye women´s three-point shooting. The New York Liberty´s fledging WNBA team drafted Domond as the nineteenth overall pick. She also played for the WNBA´s Sacramento Monarchs and went overseas to play basketball for teams in France, Poland and Israel. Between 2002 and 2004, Domond served as Graduate Assistant Coach and Assistant Coach for the women´s basketball team at Hampton University in Hampton, Virginia. In _______she founded Nadine Domond Elite, a basketball service that provides online networking (at www.ndelite.com), personal training and tournaments and workshops for young players and college coaches.