Kim Mulkey is a successful basketball coach. She heads the women’s basketball team as a head coach. Her success story in basketball started as a player and assistant coach to head coach. She is the first person to have won national championships in all three capacities.
Let’s learn more about this successful woman head coach of the Louisiana State University women’s team.
How old is Kim Mulkey?
Kim was born Kimberley Duane Mulkey in 1962 and turned 59 years by 2021. A Santa Ana, California native, Kim initially played baseball but picked up basketball during her junior high school years. When she was in high school at Hammond High School, she led her team in the state championships. She was not only good at basketball but also an excellent student in academics.
She attended Louisiana Tech University, where she helped the university team win two national championships. Kim played actively for the university team from 1980 to 1984 as a point guard.
She was married to Randy Robertson
Kim and Randy Robertson met at the Louisiana Tech University. Randy was also a football player who played for Bulldog. In 1987, Kim and Randy tied their nuptial knots. As a couple, they have two children, a son and a daughter.
The couple, unfortunately, chose to walk different paths in their life in 2006.
Kim Mulkey Son, Kramer Robertson, and Daughter, Mackenzie Robertson
While Kim and Randy were husband and wife, the two gave birth to their son, Kramer Robertson, and daughter, Mackenzie.
Both of them have grown and have been pursuing the career of their dreams. Kramer plays professional baseball. He is also at Louisiana State University as a collegiate All American. Kramer picked up sports while he was in school. He played baseball during his high school days, along with football and basketball.
But, later, he chose to stick with baseball in which he has been doing well. He played for his college team while he was studying at LSU.
Kim’s daughter, Mackenzie, is an assistant coach under her mother at LSU. The 29-year old assistant basketball coach started playing while she was in her early teenage years. She picked up the basketball and started playing under the coaching of her coach mother.
She has been focusing on coaching now and doing a great job under the expert instruction of her mother. Mackenzie got married in 2015 and lives with her husband, Clay Fuller, who is a professional baseball player.
The kids of athlete parents have also chosen to pursue their career in sports. Both have been doing well in their sports.
Is She engaged again?
Since her separation from her ex-husband, Randy, in 2006, Kim has been living a single life. There are no rumors about her being in a relationship.
Her Salary and Net Worth
Kim Mulkey has been leading LSU women’s team as the head coach. Before leading the LSU team, she has led several other teams as a head coach and assistant coach. She has been an active player before beginning her coaching journey.
Sources have revealed that the LSU women’s head coach gets $400K annually as a base salary. She is under a contract with the university until 2029, and by then, her salary will reach $3.2 million per year. On top of the base salary, the head coach is also entitled to performance-based incentives.
Kim’s net worth by 2021 is $2 million.
Kim Mulkey Career
With the discussion so far, we have understood Kim as a highly successful player and coach.
Kim started her coaching career in 1985 after she graduated from the university. She started her career as an assistant coach at Louisiana Tech University. She coached the team for eleven years until 1996 as an assistant coach, and then she became the associate head coach for the team until 2000. Kim built her coaching playing and coaching career at Louisiana Tech.
Her 25 years of coaching career at Louisiana Tech came to an end with her starting the job of Head Coach at Baylor. She has led the Baylor team to great success in different championships. Eleven years of her command of Baylor Lady Bears have turned the team into champions.
Kim has taken over the LSU team since April 2021 as the head coach. She has signed the contract to work with the LSU team until 2029.
Her career as a basketball coach has been an immensely successful one.