Rena Wakama Biography, Age, Height, Parents, Nationality, Husband, Net Worth – Rena Wakama, is now well-known in the basketball community there. She was recently named the D'Tigress' head coach, and she brings a plethora of experience and a unique journey to the role.
|Date of Birth:||April 11, 1992|
|Net Worth:||$50,000 to $250,000|
Rena Wakama Biography
Rena Wakama (born April 11, 1992), in Raleigh, North Carolina. Johnson Wakama and Rosana Oba, her parents, are natives of Okrika in Rivers State.
Rena Wakama Age
Rena Wakama is 31 years old.
Rena Wakama Height
She stands 5ft 7inch tall
Rena Wakama State of Origin
Rena Wakama was born in Rivers State, Nigeria.
Rena Wakama Education
Rena Wakama studied at the Western Carolina University, where she graduated in 2014 with a Bachelor's degree in therapeutic recreation. She served four years on the institution's women's basketball team, the “Catamounts.”
Rena Wakama Career
Rena Wakama had a brief playing career before joining the D'Tigress in 2015, right after she graduated from college. She travelled to Cameroon with D'Tigress for the 2015 Women's Afrobasket competition, where Nigeria placed third. Due to a missed registration deadline, according to Wakama, her name was not listed on the Nigerian national roster for that competition.
Before starting her coaching career, she competed for Nigeria's First Bank at the FIBA Africa Champions Cup for Women.
Wakama relocated to Manhattan College, where she spent her first two years as the team's operations director for women's basketball. In her third year at the university, she was promoted to assistant coach, where she honed her skills while acting as the team's academic and volunteer liaison.
Rena Wakama has been named the new head coach of the D'Tigress FC by the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF).
Since Otis Hughley left her position as coach in 2022, the D'Tigress has been without a coach.
The former player for the United States national team has decided to leave her position as an assistant coach at Stony Brook University.
In the UK, she was a professional basketball player.
The NBBF claims that the selection of Wakama was well-considered because she will offer her abundance of expertise from her time playing for Nigeria's national team.
“Wakama played basketball professionally in the UK in addition to representing the Senior Nigerian National Team throughout his four years as a letter winner at the University of Western Carolina.
The NBBF stated that Wakama graduated with a BA in therapeutic recreation from Western Carolina in 2014 and an MBA from Manhattan in 2019.
She has polished her coaching techniques while assisting in the development of young players for the basketball powerhouse at Stony Brooks University in the United States.
the Rivers State-bred D'Tigress Head Coach, who was recently appointed. South-South, a Nigerian, has an MBA from Manhattan, which she finished in 2019, and a bachelor's degree in therapeutic recreation from Western Carolina, both earned in 2014.
The term of Wakama's contract with D'Tigress is 2025.
Rena Wakama Husband
Details about his relationship is unknown.
Rena Wakama Net Worth
Rena Wakama has an estimated net worth to be around $50,000 to $250,000. Her success as a player and in her present position as head coach surely have an impact on her wealth. But it's important to keep in mind that coaches' salaries frequently fluctuate based on things like experience, level of competition, and endorsement deals.