You’ve probably heard of Steve Kerr before. The man won 5 NBA titles as a player and is going for his first as a coach this postseason as he leads his Golden State Warriors against LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Kerr has certainly passed his athletic ability down to children, including his daughter Maddy, who plays Division I college volleyball.
Here’s what you need to know about Maddy Kerr:
1. Maddie Is the Middle Child
Steve and his wife Margo have two children.
The eldest is the couple’s son Nick and the youngest is another son, Matthew, who is in high school.
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2. She Plays Volleyball for California, Berkeley
Maddy is a 5-foot-7 libero on the California, Berkeley, volleyball team.
She just finished her sophomore year.
Maddy also attended the open tryouts for the U.S. Women’s National Team and U.S. Collegiate National Team last winter.
3. Maddy Made the Pac-12 All-Freshman Team
As a freshman in 2013, Maddy averaged 3.71 digs per set, which was 9th-best in the Pac-12. She tied a school-record with 33 digs in a match vs. Oregon that year and was named the conference’s freshman of the week on October 28.
For her first-year efforts she was named the Pac-12 Freshman of the Year.
As a sophomore this past season, Kerr led the team with 462 digs (4.05 per set). She was second on the team with 75 assists.
4. She Was One of the Top Players In the Country in High School
Kerr was a standout player at Torry Pines High School in Southern California, winning 2-straight San Diego Section Division I championships.
Maddy was a “Fab 50” selection by Volleyball Magazine and the No. 65 Senior Ace by Prepvolleyball.com.
Kerr was also a 3-time San Diego Union-Tribune All-Academic choice.
5. Maddy’s Brother Played Basketball at the University of San Diego
Maddy’s older brother Nick played basketball for the University of San Diego. He was a reserve guard and just graduated this May.
He was a redshirt one season and recently announced he would be transferring for his final year of eligibility.
Nick has said he aspires to be a coach in the future.