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Geno Auriemma Biography
Geno Auriemma was born on the 23rd March 1954, in Montella, Italy. He is best known for being an American college basketball coach, who currently works as the head coach of the University of Connecticut Huskies women’s basketball team, which he led to 11 NCAA Division I national championships. Geno is also the head coach of the United States women’s national basketball team, which also represents a part of his income.
Have you ever wondered how rich Geno Auriemma is, as of mid 2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that the total size of Geno’s net worth is as high as $10 million; his salary is $1.95 million per year. The main source of this amount of money is, of course, his successful involvement in the sports industry as a basketball coach. Another source is coming from his other ventures, such as opening several Italian restaurants in Connecticut.
Geno Auriemma Net Worth $10 Million
Geno Auriemma was born in Italy, but at the age of seven he moved with his family to Norristown, Pennsylvania, where he attended West Chester University of Pennsylvania, from which he graduated in 1977. Right after that, he got the job of assistant coach at Saint Joseph’s University, where he worked until 1979.
After a two year hiatus, he became assistant coach at the University of Virginia, until 1985, when he was appointed as the head coach of the UCON women’s basketball team. From that point on, his career has gone only upwards, and so has his net worth. During his 30 years long career at the UCON, Geno has won a total of 11 NCAA Division I national championships, but besides that, he has set several records with the team, including most consecutive wins with 90, two more than the UCLA men`s basketball team. Furthermore, he also had six seasons in which his team was undefeated, 1994–95, 2001–02, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2013–14 and 2015-16.
Thanks to his skills as coach, Geno`s net worth has increased by a large margin, as his salary is $1.95 million per year, which represents a large part of his income.
Additional to his job as a head coach of a university team, Geno is also the coach of the USA National Women’s Team, which has won two golden medals in the Olympic Games in 2000 in Sydney, and 2012 in London. They have also won the gold medal in the FIBA World Championships, in 2010 held in Czech Republic, and 2014 in Turkey.
During his long and successful career, Geno has won numerous awards and recognitions, including the Naismith Coach of the Year award seven times – in 1995, 1997, 2000, 2002, 2008, 2009, and 2016 – also he is a six times WBCA National Coach of the Year, in 1997, 2000, 2002, 2008, 2009, and 2016. Geno has also been named AP Coach of the Year eight times, in 1995, 1997, 2000-03, 2008-09, 2011, and 2016.
Furthermore, he won the John R. Wooden Legends of Coaching Award, and was inducted into the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.
When it comes to his personal life, Geno Auriemma is married to Kathy they have two daughters and a son. He is known for his charity work, as he is a member of the Board of Directors of the Kay Yow/WBCA Cancer Fund. In 1994 he received citizenship of the US.
|Full Name||Geno Auriemma|
|Net Worth||$8 Million|
|Date Of Birth||March 23, 1954|
|Place Of Birth||Montella, Campania, Italy|
|Education||West Chester University of Pennsylvania|
|Children||Jenna Auriemma, Michael Auriemma, Alyssa Auriemma|
|Parents||Marciella Auriemma, Donato Auriemma|
|Siblings||Anna Auriemma, Ferruccio Auriemma|
|Awards||Legends of Coaching Award, Associated Press Women's College Basketball Coach of the Year, Naismith Women's College Coach of the Year|
|Nominations||Best Coach/Manager ESPY Award, Best Record-Breaking Performance ESPY Award|
|Movies||2004 NCAA Division I: Women's Basketball National Championship: Tennessee vs. Connecticut|
|1||Head coach for the University of Connecticut women's basketball team.|
|Mike & Mike||2014-2016||TV Series||Himself - University of Connecticut Women's Basketball Coach|
|ESPN Outside the Lines||2015||TV Series||Himself - Basketball Coach|
|Fox News Sunday||2014||TV Series||Himself - Power Player of the Week|
|Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel||2010||TV Series||Himself - Head Women's Basketball Coach, University of Connecticut (segment "Coach Geno")|
|Pardon the Interruption||2009-2010||TV Series||Himself|
|ESPN 25: Who's #1?||2004||TV Series documentary||Himself|
|60 Minutes||2004||TV Series documentary||Himself - Women's Basketball Coach, UConn (segment "Geno's Game")|
|The Geno Auriemma Show||2001||TV Series||Himself|
|Running Down a Dream||2000||Video documentary||Himself|
|Mike & Mike||2015-2017||TV Series||Himself - University of Connecticut Women's Basketball Coach|