Juan Dixon is a former basketball player in the United States and the current head coach at Coppin State University in Baltimore. Juan Dixon was recognized as an outstanding player at the 2002 Final Four after coaching for the inaugural NCAA championship.
Juan Dixon was born in Baltimore, Maryland October 9, 1978. He is 43 years old at the moment. Libra is his astrological sign. After graduating from Calvert Hall High School in Towson, Maryland, he attended college in Maryland. Dixon was born in Baltimore, Maryland and attended Lake Clifton High School as a student. He later attended Calvert Hall, a high school in Towson, Maryland, where he played basketball.
Likewise, under the guidance of head coach Mark Amatucci, he scored 1,590 points during his tenure at Calvert Hall. Juanita and Phil, Dixon’s mother and father, were both heroin users who died of AIDS-related illnesses at the age of 17. Roberta and Warnick Graves, his grandparents, raised him in Baltimore. Sheila Dixon, Dixon’s aunt, was the mayor of Baltimore. Jermaine Dixon, Dixon’s half-brother, was the shooting guard for the University of Pittsburgh Panthers basketball team.
Likewise, Brandon Driver, his second cousin, was a cornerback for the San Jose State Spartans football team. Juan Dixon found out in 2016 that Phil Dixon wasn’t his real father and that his real father, Bruce Flanigan, was still alive. Flanigan had an affair with Juanita Dixon while she was separated from Phil and a blood test confirmed his paternity. Later, Dixon and Flanigan got back together and became closer.
Juan Dixon enrolled at the University of Maryland. He was later found by head coach Gary Williams at an AAU tournament in Georgia. Likewise, Williams stood and watched as Dixon dived for the ball with 20 points. Then Williams’ effort was praised. Maryland started the 2001-02 season ranked second in the ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll. Likewise, Dixon led the Terps to their first national championship with a 32-4 record.
He later scored 29 points against Wisconsin to help Maryland climb into the Sweet Sixteen. He overtook Len Bias as the all-time all-time leading scorer in the Maryland men’s basketball (2,149 points). He also became the first player in NCAA history to score 2,000 points, steal 300 balls and hit 200 three-point field goals. Juan Dixon was named to the ACC’s 50th Anniversary men’s basketball team in 2002, one of only eight Terrapins to make the roster.
Similarly, Dixon was featured on the cover of a video game, NCAA, as the Final Four during his senior year. Dixon signed a one-year, partially guaranteed contract with the Washington Wizards on September 24, 2008 for $1.03 million, the veteran minimum for a player of Dixon’s experience. In addition, on November 1, 2009, Dixon signed a contract with Aris Thessaloniki of the Greek A1 League. He moved to Spanish club Unicaja Málaga. But FIBA suspended him indefinitely in February 2010 after he tested positive for steroids.
More about his career
After much hard work and dedication, Dixon joined the Maryland Terrapin coaching staff on November 27, 2013 as a special assistant to head coach Mark Turgeon. After a 3–25 season, he was hired as the men’s head coach at Coppin State. As a result, he embarked on a coaching career. Likewise, Juan Dixon’s appreciated net worth is around 6 million dollars.
Dixon married his high school girlfriend, Robyn Bragg, in July 2005 after dating since 1996. She is a public relations cast member on the Bravo reality TV show The Real Housewives of Potomac. They have two sons, Corey and Carter. After their divorce in March 2012, the two continued to live together in Maryland. The couple got back together and plan to remarry as of December 2019. He has presented ACC Player, Senior CLASS Award and other honors.
body measurement and social media
Juan Dixon is an attractive and well built coach and athlete. He stands at a height by 6 feet 3 inches. He weighs about 75 kg. He is active on Twitter as @Juan Dixon3 with 297 followers. Additionally, he has 3,927 followers on the @terpdixon Instagram account.