How rich is Jim Calhoun?
Jim Calhoun Net Worth:
|Birth date:||May 10, 1942|
|Birth place:||Braintree, Massachusetts, United States|
|Profession:||Basketball player, Basketball Coach, Coach|
|Education:||American International College|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Spouse:||Pat Calhoun (m. 1967)|
|Books:||A Passion to Lead|
Jim Calhoun net worth, wiki & biography:
Former head coach of the University of Connecticut’s men’s basketball team, Jim Calhoun comes with an estimated net worth of $8 million and an annual salary of $1.6 million. Born James A. Calhoun on May 10, 1942 in Braintree, Massachusetts, he is a self described Irish Catholic. James was a standout on the basketball, football, and baseball teams at Braintree High School. James received a basketball scholarship to Lowell State, now UMass Lowell, but only attended school for three months. James retuned home to aid his family.
Jim Calhoun Net Worth $8 Million
Calhoun began his coaching career at Lyme-Old Lyme High School and afterwards moved to Westport High School in Massachusetts. He was recruited in 1971 as the brand new head coach in the Northeastern University in Boston directing the team to advance from Division II to Division I four times. He was given six regional Coach of the Year awards from your university and is ranked as the coach having the most wins, a record of 245-138.
Jim Calhoun was also the head coach in the University of Connecticut in 1986. Jim directed the Huskies to win the NIT tournament as well as the NCAA Tournament Elite Eight. Jim also headed the team to win many tournaments and win seven Big East Men’s Basketball Tournament Championship. Jim received his 700th win at Gampel Pavillion. He’s one successful coach with 23 of his players have gone to the professional leagues. On September 13, 2012, he announced his retirement.