Jimmy Dikes is an American professional basketball coach as well as a sports commentator who is currently working for ESPN and SEC Network. Previously he served as the head coach of women's basketball team at the University of Arkansas.
Short-Bio of Jimmy Dykes
Jimmy Dykes was born under the birth sign Taurus on May 3, 1961, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He is of American nationality while his ethnicity is white. Apart from this, there is no information related to his parents and siblings.
Talking about his education, he completed his schooling from Fayetteville High School where he played for the high school basketball team. Soon after the completion of his school level, he joined the University of Arkansas.
Shared One Kid With Wife Tiffany Beasley
The 59 years old Jimmy Dykes is in a longtime marital relationship with Tiffany Beasley. They shared the wedding vows on September 21, 2002, after several years of a romantic relationship. Back in 2018, Jimmy posted the picture of thier wedding day on thier anniversary and recalled the moment by writing,
We are no experts in marriage, but after 16 years together we have learned the importance of being quick to forgive one another. Do you remember...the 21st night of September
As per the source, the pair started dating during thier college days as both of them were at the University of Arkansas. Tiffany worked as a former cheerleader of Razorback and as of now, she is working as an Independent Consultant at Rodan Fields.
Together they have shared a daughter named Kennedy who was born in 2005.
How Much Is His Net Worth?
Jimmy Dykes has an estimated net worth of around $2 million as of 2020 from his career as a professional basketball coaching career. From his four-year contract with Arkansas University as a women's basketball coach, he made around $450,000 per year.
He received around $250,000 as a basic salary and $200,000 as other compensations.
While talking about his career, he worked as a men's a s sistant basketball coach at Arkansas State University, Appalachian State University, Little Rock University of Arkansas, Kentucky University, and Oklahoma State University.
Jimmy has also worked as the player scout for the NBA team, Seattle SuperSonics. Likewise, in 2006, he was the Director of Athletics at the Shiloh Christian School in Springdale, Arkansas.
On March 30, 2012, he became the head coach of the women's basketball team at the University of Arkansas after replacing Tom Collen. During his first year as the coach of Arkansas, he led his team to the NCAA Tournament.
by samriddhi, 23 Aug, 2020