Ed Waters Bio: He is the father of USA Basketball player Tremont Waters. He is best known as Team Waters. Ed Waters found dead on 11 July 2019 in a hotel in West Haven, Connecticut
Ed Waters Wife & Children
Waters married to Vanessa. She is a nurse and their six children. Including his son Tremont Waters famous American basketball player.
Their children have been raised in West Haven and here Tremont kicked off his basketball career while playing for Notre Dame High School.
He would go on to play college basketball at Louisiana State University. In June 2019, Tremont was selected as the 51st pick in the second round of 2019 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics.
Waters told LSU’s sports magazine that his high school football career had been cut short after he suffered two broken ankles at once In December 2018.
He said that two linemen fell on his legs during practice on a wet day. Waters told the magazine that he was raised without a father and had adopted his coaches as fatherlike figures.
He said that after his injury, he didn’t have the discipline” to come back and he walked away from football.
Waters said he used that regret to motivate his son saying, I didn’t have the discipline for myself. Living with that regret allowed me to always be there for Tremont. I know how easy it can all be over.
the New Haven Independent referred to Ed Waters as his son’s agent, coach, protector, and guide. Waters, who worked in air conditioning and heating, is survived by his wife, Vanessa, a nurse, and their six children.
Edward Waters Jr.’s death was confirmed to be a suicide. He was found dead on 11th July 2019 in a hotel in West Haven, Connecticut.
#BREAKING It is with sadness that I must report the father of newly drafted .@NBA .@celtics player #TremontWaters, Mr. Ed Waters, was found dead Thurs in #WestHaven. Circumstances of his death unclear at this time. Sending my deepest condolences to the Waters family. #CTnews pic.twitter.com/Wtx8mACqGf
— Mario Boone, Jou. (@MarioBooneTV) July 12, 2019
Police said they found Waters unresponsive after they received a call about an injured person at the Super 8 Hotel around noon on Thursday. Police said the West Haven Fire Department paramedics pronounced the man dead.