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Shattering Stereotypes & Redefining Success

As a former 1st round draft pick for the ABL and WNBA in 2000, Chasity played 12 seasons in the WNBA with the Cleveland Rockers, Chicago Sky, and Washington Mystics. She also played internationally for 14 years in Spain, Russia, Poland, South Korea, Italy, Israel, Turkey, and China amassing championships throughout the world. She solidified her athletic prowess as one of the few females to play in all three professional basketball leagues and win multiple championships abroad in Europe.
 The 6'4 All-American center led the N.C. State Lady Wolfpack to their only NCAA Final Four while amassing a plethora of accolades along the way. During her collegiate career, Chasity was named ACC Rookie of the Year, Kodak All American, NCAA East Regional MVP, NCAA All-Final Four Team, she holds the record for the most points scored by a freshman and most field goals made by a freshman in program history, she was the first player in history to lead a team in field goal percentage all four years, the second athlete male or female to score over 2,000 points and grab over 1,000 rebounds in NC State history and she broke Sheryl Swoopes semi-final scoring record with 37 points against Louisiana Tech in 1998. In 2014, Chasity Melvin was inducted into the NC State University Athletic Hall of Fame. Melvin was the first female coach in the history of the Charlotte Hornets franchise when she joined their G League affiliate, the Greensboro Swarm, in 2018. Upon leaving the Swarm she joined Loyola University Maryland women's basketball staff as an assistant coach. 

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Coaching Journey

WNBA GM "Chasity Melvin knows what it takes to make it to the highest levels, thanks to her career in the WNBA. She also has experience coaching on every level including women's and men's basketball. "



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Co-Host Washington Mystics Show

Chasity Melvin currently works with Washington Mystics WNBA 1st historic Pre/Post game show with Host Wes Hall. Her athletic experience and her engaging personality makes her one of a kind.


Feel free to connect with Chasity Melvin for, Coaching Opportunities, Basketball Analyst Work and speaking engagements.

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A Journey of Positive Impact

Throughout her career, Chasity has been deeply committed to giving back to the community and making a positive impact beyond the basketball court. As a proud ambassador for Athletes for Hope, she had the privilege of traveling abroad to Kenya, Tanzania, and Nigeria, where she worked tirelessly to empower children through the transformative power of sports and education. Additionally, her role as the Director of Community Engagement for the Kay Yow Cancer Fund holds a special place in her heart, as she honors the memory of her late Coach Kay Yow. In tribute to her legacy, Melvin spearheaded the creation of the Play4Kay Ambassadors initiative and secured one of the most significant partnerships with a local business to date, contributing to cancer research and support programs. Yet, it's her passion for providing basketball clinics for both boys and girls and implementing empowerment programs for young girls in her hometown and beyond that truly defines her proudest achievements. These initiatives reflect her unwavering dedication to fostering positive change and uplifting communities through sports and education.



  • 2nd pick in the ABL Draft played for the Philadelphia Rage

WNBA / / 12 seasons

  • 11th pick in WNBA Draft played for the Cleveland Rockers 2000-2005

  • 2002 WNBA All-Star

  • 2005-2008 Washington Mystics

  • 2008-2009 Chicago Sky2010-2012 Washington Mystics

  • WNBA stats - 14th in total rebounds, 4th in offensive rebounds amongst active and retired players

Europe / / 14 seasons 

  • Spain - Spanish League Championship, 1st Division

  • Israel - Five years Israeli Cup Championship, 1st Division

  • Italy - Italian League Championship, 1st Division

  • Poland - Two Polish League Championships, 1st Division Euroleague, Final Four Semifinal

  • China, Korea, Russia, Turkey- Two seasons

Honors & Awards

  • ACC Top 50 Athletes

  • 2011 ACC Legend

  • NCHSAA Top 100 Athletes

  • Inducted into the Sampson County Athlete Hall of Fame in NC

  • Sampson County Distinguished Citizen Award 2014

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