2022 Honorary Muse Swin Cash
Swin Cash is most deserving of leading the Muses. Balancing extraordinary leadership with activist passions, she embodies the attributes and spirit of the nine muses.Krewe of Muses Captain, Staci Rosenberg
We are excited to announce that NBA Executive, Gold Medal Olympian, WNBA Champion and All-Star, NCAA Champion and All-American, Activist and Philanthropist, Swin Cash will serve as the Krewe’s Honorary Muse.
Cash, who is the Vice President for Basketball Operations and Team Development for the New Orleans Pelicans, is a three-time WNBA champion (2003, 2006, 2010), four-time WNBA All-Star (2003, 2005, 2009, 2011), and two-time WNBA All-Star Game MVP (2009, 2011).
Cash is one of just two players in WNBA history to amass 5,000 points, 2,000 rebounds, and 1,000 assists in her career. She also won two Olympic gold medals with the U.S. Women’s National Team (2004, 2012) and was named one of the WNBA’s Top 20 Best and Most Influential players.
Cash retired at the conclusion of the 2016 WNBA season as one of the most decorated players in league history after ending her career ranked 14th in scoring (5,119 points), 4th in games played (479), and 7th in rebounds (2,251). Following retirement, she remained with the New York Liberty and assumed a first-of-its-kind WNBA front office position as Director of Franchise Development in January of 2017.
Selected number two overall by Detroit in the 2002 WNBA Draft out of the University of Connecticut, Cash helped the Huskies win national championships in 2000 and 2002 and was named the 2002 Final Four’s Most Outstanding Player.
Off the court, Cash has covered sports and culture for several different media outlets such as Turner Sports and CBS Sports networks. She is also the founder of Swin Cash Enterprises LLC, Cash Building Blocks, an urban development company that renovates and offers affordable homes for low-income families, and the Cash for Kids Foundation, whose mission is to motivate, educate and elevate kids through physical fitness, nutrition, education, cultural trips, and sports camps.
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