Rick Pitino

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Rick Pitino
Rick Pitino, 2013 Final Four.jpg
Pitino answers questions from the press at the 2013 Final Four
Sport(s) Basketball
Current position
Title Head coach
Team Louisville
Biographical details
Born September 18, 1952 (1952-09-18) (age 62)
New York, New York
Playing career
1970–1974 UMass
Position(s) Guard
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1974–1976
1976
1976–1978
1978–1983
1983–1985
1985–1987
1987–1989
1989–1997
1997–2001
2001–present
Hawaii (assistant)
Hawaii (interim HC)
Syracuse (assistant)
Boston University
New York Knicks (assistant)
Providence
New York Knicks
Kentucky
Boston Celtics
Louisville
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
NCAA Division I Tournament Championship (1996, 2013)
Regional Championships – Final Four (1987, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2005, 2012, 2013)
America East Tournament Championship (1983)
America East Regular Season Championship (1980, 1983)
SEC Tournament Championship (1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1997)
SEC Regular Season Championship (1995, 1996)
C-USA Tournament Championship (2003, 2005)
C-USA Regular Season Championship (2005)
Big East Tournament Championship (2009, 2012, 2013)
Big East Regular Season Championship (2009, 2013)
Awards
NABC National Coach of the Year 6th time (1987)
John Wooden National Coach of the Year (1987)
SEC Coach of the Year (1990, 1991, 1996)
C-USA Coach of the Year (2005)
Basketball Hall of Fame
Inducted in 2013

Rick Pitino (born September 18, 1952[1] in New York City, New York) is the coach of the University of Louisville's basketball team. He used to coach the New York Knicks and the Boston Celtics.[2]

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Websites[change | change source]

Rick Pitino's Official website