Biography - A Short Wiki
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The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame coach Rick Pitino is one of the famous professional basketball coaches in America. He is the head coach of Panathinaikos of the Greek Basket League and EuroLeague. Pitino also holds the position of the head coach of Greece senior national team. Today we shall look at Rick Pitino net worth considering he has been a head coach of other NBA and NCAA Division 1 team such as the Boston Celtics (1997–2001), Boston University (1978–1983), the New York Knicks (1987–1989), and University of Louisville (2001–2017).
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Pitino started his coaching career in 1974 as an assistant coach at the University of Hawaii. He took over as the head coach in 1975 but later would be fired by the University for providing misinformation. In 1978 he took the job of the head coach of Boston University and led the team to its first NCAA tournament appearance after two decades of missing the event but would later quit in 1983 to join Providence College head coach. With Providence, he led the team to final four, but in 1987 left the college for Kentucky University a job he took from 1989 to 1997. His last college job was with Louisville, which started in 2001 and ended in 2017 after their emerged an escort sex scandal allegation and also “Pay to Play.”
Family and Personal Life
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Pitino is a husband to Joanne Minardi, who he married in 1976. The couple has five children that are Ryan, Richard Jr, Jacqueline, Michael, and Christopher. Pitino and his wife Minardi had a son but died when he was just six months due to congenital heart failure prompting them to establish the Daniel Pitino Foundation to help children in such a state.
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Joanne Minardi|
|Children/Kids||Yes (Ryan, Richard Jr, Jacqueline, Michael, and Christopher)|
Net Worth, Nationality and Other Facts
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|Full/Real Name||Richard Andrew Pitino|
|Age (as of today)||70 years|
|Date of Birth||September 18, 1952|
|Place of Birth||New York City, New York|
|Height||1.83 m, 6 feet|
|Weight||74 kg, 163 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$50 million|
|Occupation||Professional Basketball Coach|
Height, Weight, and Age
Rick Pitino's height is quite tall measuring 1.83 m. Boasting a weight of 74 kg. Being born on September 18, 1952, translates to an age of 70 years as of todays date (July 24, 2023).
It could happen to anyone when you get hired by a different president. There’s a difference in philosophies. It happens. It’s a change in CEOs. They have their own people, their own philosophies, and it’s different than what Bob stands for.Rick Pitino
Excellence is the unlimited ability to improve the quality of what you have to offer.Rick Pitino
Passion and hunger are the two ingredients that I look for in first making the judgment on – whether an athlete, an assistant coach, or a horse trainer or anybody I do business with.Rick Pitino
Football is only once a week. NASCAR is once a week. Those sports are insanely popular. Horse racing is oversaturated. Unless tracks cut back to three days a week of full fields, a lot of people will really hurt down the road. Horse racing, to survive, has to go to that. Let’s face it: Churchill Downs only does well on Derby Week.Rick Pitino
Humility is what makes teams great. I’ve preached it for a long period of time.Rick Pitino