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Kevin Stallings

Kevin Stallings About Long-time men’s basketball head coach for the Vanderbilt University Commodores who earned SEC Coach of the Year honors in 2007 and 2010. He took the head coaching job at Pitt in 2016. Other Informations His first coaching position was as an assistant for Purdue from 1982 until 1988. He then was an …

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Nolan Richardson

Nolan Richardson About Head coach for the University of Arkansas basketball team from 1985 to 2002. Other Informations He played power forward for Texas Western University from 1960 to 1964. He was elected into the College Basketball Hall of Fame in 2008. He was married twice and had five children. He coached future NBA All-star …

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Phog Allen

Phog Allen About ‘Father of Basketball Coaching’ inducted into both the Basketball Hall of Fame and the College Basketball Hall of Fame. Other Informations Began coaching at William Chrisman High School in Independence, Missouri. He was in the inaugural 1959 Basketball Hall of Fame class. His father was one of the original incorporators of Jameson, …

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Jack Ramsay

Jack Ramsay About Also known as Dr. Jack, he was among one of the most respected coaches in NBA history. He coached the 1977 Portland Trailblazers to an NBA title. Other Informations He earned his post-secondary degrees from the University of Pennsylvania. He won 864 games in his NBA coaching career. He was married to …

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Scott Brooks

Scott Brooks About NBA head coach who led the Oklahoma City Thunder to the NBA Finals in 2012. He coached the Thunder from 2008 to 2015, then became head coach of the Washington Wizards in 2016. He previously worked as an assistant for the Sacramento Kings and Denver Nuggets. Other Informations He won an NBA …

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Joe B. Hall

Joe B. Hall About University of Kentucky basketball head coach from 1972 to 1985. Other Informations After coaching at Central Missouri State and Regis, he took an assistant’s role at Kentucky. He served as an assistant to the legendary UK coach Adolph Rupp. He had three children with Katharine Dennis, whom he remained with until …

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Maggie Dixon

Maggie Dixon About Late basketball coach best known for engineering the surprising turnaround of the United States Military Academy women’s basketball team in 2005. She died unexpectedly from an enlarged heart in 2006. Other Informations She was captain of the women’s basketball team at the¬†University of San Diego. Following hear death, the Maggie Dixon Award …

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Joey Wright

Joey Wright About National Basketball League Coach of the Year in both 2004 and 2007 for the Brisbane Bullets who also won a championship as the coach for the Bullets in 2007. Other Informations He played his college ball primarily for the Texas Longhorns after transferring there from Drake. He helped take the Longhorns to …

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Mike Sherman

Mike Sherman About Coach of the Green Bay Packers and the Texas A&M Aggies who led both to championships. Other Informations He played solid but not spectacular football seasons in high school and college. He led the Packers to three divisional titles in five season with the team. His family members, including his two sisters …

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Jamie Dixon

Jamie Dixon About Basketball coach of the University of Pittsburgh and the FIBA Under-19 USA team that won the gold medal in international competition. Other Informations He played at Texas Christian University and for a year with Hawke’s Bay Hawks, before going over to coaching. During his tenure Pittsburgh was in the top five teams …

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Mark Few

Mark Few About Debuted as the head coach of Gonzaga’s basketball team in 1999 and was named WCC Coach of the Year every season from 1999-2000 to 2005-06. Other Informations He played point guard at Creswell High School in Oregon. Before getting the nod as Gonzaga’s head coach, he served as a graduate assistant and …

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Thad Matta

Thad Matta About Thirteenth head coach of the Ohio State Buckeyes men’s basketball team and a multiple-time Big Ten Tournament winner. Other Informations He was a two-year starter for the Butler University Bulldogs. He became one of two college coaches to post twenty or more wins in each of his first thirteen seasons as a …