Greg McDermott Son: Doug And Nick McDermott With Wife Theresa

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Greg McDermott son, Doug and Nick, excel in their respective fields. While Dough is a professional basketball player, Nick works as a caddie.

The coach’s two sons share an immense love for sports, followed by his daughter, Sydney, who plays basketball and volleyball.

Greg McDermott Has Been The Head Coach Of Creighton Bluejays
Greg McDermott Has Been The Head Coach Of Creighton Bluejays (Source: Instagram)

Greg McDermott is the head coach of the Creighton Bluejays men’s basketball team at Creighton University, a position he has held since 2010.

Under his leadership, the Bluejays have emerged as one of the strongest collegiate teams in the country.

The American basketball coach began his career as an assistant at North Dakota between 1989 and 1994.

Since then, he has coached at Wayne State College, North Dakota State, Northern Iowa, and Iowa State.

While at Northern Iowa, his alma mater, he assisted the team to an overall record of 90 wins and 60 losses.

Likewise, he also led the team to three consecutive NCAA Tournaments and the 2004 Missouri Valley Conference tournament.

Further, in recognition of his exceptional work, he has earned numerous awards, including the prestigious Big East Coach of the Year.

Greg McDermott Son, Doug And Nick McDermott 

Greg McDermott, alongside his wife, Theresa, has raised three kids together- two sons named Nick and Doug and a daughter, Sydney.

Nick McDermott (b: October 22, 1989) is the eldest of all three and works as a scratch golfer and a professional golf caddie.

A graduate of the University of Northern Iowa, he previously worked as a sales and marketing manager at The Legacy Agency. Later, Nick joined PXG, a sports equipment manufacturing company, as a fitter specialist.

However, following his passion for golf, he works as a PGA Tour caddie.

Likewise, Greg’s second kid, Doug McDermott, shares his love for sports, particularly basketball.

The Coach's Two Sons, Nick and Doug During Their Childhood Days
The Coach’s Two Sons, Nick and Doug, During Their Childhood Days (Source: Instagram)

Dough is a professional basketball player for the Indiana Pacers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Drafted in the first round of the 2014 NBA Draft by the Denver Nuggets, he has spent his career spanning through multiple teams. 

The American player has stints with the Chicago Bulls, Oklahoma City Thunder, New York Knicks, Dallas Mavericks, Indiana Pacers, and San Antonio Spurs.

Moreover, he boasts an impressive history as an exceptional collegiate player. While at Creighton University, he earned the 2014 National Player of the Year title and was a three-time consensus first-team All-American.

All About The Coach Daughter, Sydney McDermott

Sydney McDermott, the youngest of all three, shares her father’s and brother’s passion for sports. 

At Skutt Catholic High School, she played basketball and volleyball. There, she led the team to three consecutive state championships in 2016, 2017, and 2018. 

Greg McDermott Along With His Daughter
Greg McDermott Along With His Daughter (Source: Instagram)

After graduation, she attended Northwest Missouri State University but later transferred to the University of Kansas. 

However, as per the sources online, Sydney is currently inactive in sports and focuses on her studies and career instead. 

Utsana Thapa
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