John Calipari Net Worth

John Calipari net worth, How did the basketball coach acquire his wealth? Check this article to find out more about John Calipari Net Worth, his career and relationship.

About John Calipari

John Calipari Net Worth

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John Calipari is an American basketball coach from Pennsylvania.

Ever since 2009, he has been the chief coach of the University of Kentucky men’s team, where he won the NCAA Championship in 2012. He has won Naismith College Coach of the Year three times.

As of 2019, John Calipari net worth is $45 million. Read on to find out more about John Calipari net worth.

Full Name: John Calipari
Profession: Professional Basketball Coach
Date of Birth: February 10, 1959
Nationality: America
Age: 60
Net Worth: $45 million

John Calipari Early Life and Career

John Calipari was born on the 10th of February, 1959, in Moon Township, Pennsylvania. He is of Italian descent. He attended Moon Area High School and graduated in 1978.

Calipari was a senior school point guard who was a peripheral division one potential. Calipari lettered two years at UNC Wilmington before transferring to the Clarion University of Pennsylvania, from which he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in marketing.

From 1982 to 1985, Calipari worked as an assistant at the University of Kansas under Ted Owens and Larry Brown.

Calipari had a lot of jobs as the least coach in the pecking order when Ted Owens employed him as a volunteer assistant for the Jayhawks.

From 1985 to 1988, he was an assistant coach at the University of Pittsburgh under Roy Chipman and Paul Evans.

From 1988 to 1996, he was a team manager at the University of Massachusetts.

Calipari is popular for making famous the dribble drive motion offense, developed by Vance Walberg, which is oftentimes known as the Memphis Attack.

Since 2012, the Wildcats head coach John Calipari has been on the top of the high school basketball recruiting mountain. Recruiting has always been paramount for John Calipari and the Kentucky Wildcats.

At the time of the 2014 college basketball season, teams had no answer for the platoon system. Most used a pick and roll offense that was easily defended by the Wildcats length.

This statistic started in 2002 with Dajuan Wagner and has been unparalleled in its success. As of the 2018 NBA Draft coach Calipari has 25-25 on drafted players.

John Calipari Net Worth

As of 2019, John Calipari net worth is one of the highest among basketball coaches in the world, with a net worth of $45 million.

John Calipari Personal Life

John Calipari has been named Naismith College Coach of the Year three times in 1996, 2008 and 2015. Calipari was also inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2015.

 

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