Houston, Texas

Coach Heidi

img_8247Heidi Burge Horton

Former USA Basketball Team Player; WNBA Player for the LA Sparks and Washington D.C. Mystics 1989-2000

  • Until 2008, listed in the Guinness Book of World Records with twin sister Heather, as tallest female identical twins
  • Currently resides in Houston where she is an Orthopedic Massage and Physical Therapist
  • Directs and Coaches Basketball clinics for boys and girls through http://www.hoops-school.com 
  • Until 2009, owned her own Non-Profit Organization, Heidi’s Hoops for Hope, to benefit inner city and less fortunate schools and basketball programs (’99-’09)
  • Is the subject of the Disney cable movie Double Teamed, based on her and her twin’s life story (2002)
  • Speaks 6 languages: English, Spanish, French, Italian, Greek and Hungarian
  • Played Professional Basketball for the LA Sparks and Washington Mystics WNBA teams (1997-’99)
  • Played Professional Basketball overseas for 6 seasons
  • Graduated from the University of Virginia in 1993 with degrees in Spanish and Communications
  • Appeared in 3 NCAA Division I Final Four Championships (1990, 1991, 1992)
  • Led the Virginia Cavaliers to 3 ACC Championship Titles (1990,1991, 1992)
  • Was an GTE Academic All-American in college
  • Was a National Honor Society and CA Scholarship Federation member in High School
  • Builds strong basketball skills and good character in kids
  • Is a powerful motivational and educational speaker