Sonya Curry
Personal information
Born May 30 1966 () (age 52)
Radford, Virginia
Nationality American
Listed height 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Career information
High school Radford
(Radford, Virginia)
College Virginia Tech (1984-1987)
Position Setter

Sonya Curry (née Adams; born May 30, 1966) is an American school administrator. She played college volleyball at Virginia Tech in the late 1980s, and is married to former National Basketball Association player Dell Curry. She is also the mother of current NBA players Stephen and Seth Curry.


Curry attended Radford High School in Radford, Virginia, where she played volleyball and basketball and was a standout in track. She first played for the high school volleyball team while still in eighth grade.  During her senior year, her team won the state AA championship and she was Virginia defensive player of the year. In basketball, as a defensive specialist, she led the Radford girls to two state titles. In track, Curry competed at the state level in the 400-meter hurdles and sprint relays. Curry was one of top volleyball prospects in high school and she chose to attend Virginia Tech to play volleyball where she was a three-letter winner and led the Hokies to a 69-70 record over her four-year career. In her junior year she led the Hokies to a 23-14 and she tallied 57 aces the sixth-most in a season in Virginia Tech history and was named to the All-Metro team. Curry earned a degree in elementary education and and a minor in family studies.

Career Edit

In 1995, Curry opened the doors as Charlotte Montessori School-Lake Norman. The Christian Montessori School of Lake Norman is a non-profit Christian Montessori school dedicated to following Christ as well as the spiritual and academic development of the whole child through the Montessori method of education.

In January of 2004, the owner and original founder of the school began to put in place plans for the school to transition into becoming one of the few Christian Montessori schools in the southeastern part of the United States. The vision of our being a Christian Montessori school was fulfilled for the academic school year of 2004/2005.

Christian Montessori School of Lake Norman is Full School Member of the American Montessori Society, and approved by North Carolina Department of Non-Public Instruction . The school is a legal private, non-profit institution open to any child regardless of race, creed, color or national origin. The school adheres to a philosophy and method of education that is geared toward developing creative, independent children who have an enthusiasm for learning.

Personal Life Edit

Curry was born in Radford, Virginia to Cleive and Candy Adams. She has an older brother Cleive and an older sister India. She married professional basketball player Dell Curry, fellow former Virginia Tech Hokie and retired NBA shooting guard for the Charlotte Hornets, on August 28, 1988. The two first met and began dating in 1984 while they were both attending Virginia Tech.

Together, they have three children, sons Stephen (b. 1988) and Seth (b. 1990), and daughter Sydel (b. 1994). Stephen is currently the franchise player for the Golden State Warriors, while Seth is a member of the Portland Trailblazers, and Sydel played volleyball for Elon University. She has three granddaughters Riley, Ryan, Carter and one grandson Canon.

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