|Celebrated Name:||Geno Auriemma|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Luigi Auriemma|
|Age:||66 years old|
|Birth Date:||23rd March 1954|
|Height:||6 feet 1 inch|
|Children||Michael Auriemma, Jenna Auriemma, Alyssa Auriemma|
|Is Geno Auriemma Gay?:||Straight|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$12 million|
|Last Updated:||[current date format=’F Y’]|
Geno has several ventures, including an exclusive line of Italian wines, and also Italian sauces and several restaurants in Connecticut. He has also published many books with lots of gratitude; he holds an American-Italian nationality. His commitment to the responsibility he has received as a basketball coach over the years.
Maybe you know about Geno Auriemma very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in [current date format=’Y’]? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Geno Auriemma’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.
Early Life & Biography
When Geno was seven years old, they immigrated with his family from Montella in Southern Italy to Norristown, and he spent his childhood there. When his family immigrated, he didn’t speak English Auriemma was tutored in 2nd grade at St. Francis of Assisi by John, who was his classmate. In 1977 he graduated from West Chester University of Pennsylvania. After his graduation, he was hired as an assistant coach at St Joseph’s University, where he worked from 1978 to 1979.
Geno began his career at Bishop McDevitt HS in Wyncote, Pennsylvania, coaching women’s basketball. Auriemma took a two-year absence from Basketball College, to serve as an assistant coaching position with the University of Virginia Cavaliers women’s team in 1981. In 1994 he became a naturalized United States citizen at the age of 40years. When he was growing up, his favorite team was the 1970’s New York Knicks. The coach was the late Red Holzman.
Auriemma is the son of Marciella Auriemma and Donato Auriemma. He was born in Italy, a town called Montella. Talking about Geno’s relationship, he is married to Kathy Auriemma in the early 1980s. He met his wife while Kathy was 16 years old. The couple is blessed with three children, two daughters named Jenna Auriemma and Alyssa Auriemma. They have one son Michael Auriemma. Geno Auriemma is living a happy married life with his wife and children.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 23rd March 1954, Geno Auriemma is 66 years old as of today’s date [current date]. His height is 6feet 1inch, and his weight is 95 kg.
The decision to hire Auriemma came as part of the university’s commitment to better fund women’s sports. He was the final interviewer most of the other candidates were highly qualified. Most were female; one of them included was Chris Dailey, who became Geno’s assistant and is currently the associate head coach. If Auriemma turned down the position, Dailey was identified as the candidate likely to receive an offer.
In August 1985, Auriemma was hired, and Connecticut rose to prominence. Ever since he was employed, they have appeared in every NCAA Tournament. At the end of the 2018-2019 seasons, the third-longest active consecutive appearances streak in the division. He recorded the highest winning percentage of inactive coaches.
In the two decades of play in the original Big East Conference, they lost 17 conference games, they have never lost a conference game ever since the old Big East. Auriemma passed UCLA Men’s coach John Wooden for most basketball championships in colleges. The last game they lost was to Villanova. The game ended the 70-game winning streak. However, between Auriemma’s arrival at the close of the 2005 season, Uconn has won 295 games versus 31 losses.
In New Year’s eve of 2006, he won his 600th game, accomplishing the feat in 716 games; on November 27th, 2009, he won his 700th game. Auriemma is one of eight active women’s college basketball coaches to have 700 wins and more wins. On 6th March 2012, he became the sixth coach in women’s basketball history to reach 800 career victories. In preparations for competition in the 2010 World Championship and 2012 Olympics, Auriemma was named as head coach of the US Women’s National Team.
Awards & Achievements
Geno has received many awards here are some of the Awards that he received, WBCA National Coach of the year, Associated Press College Basketball Coach of the year, Naismith Collage Coach of the Year, Victor award, Women’s Basketball Coaches Association,1995, 1996, 2000;
Net Worth& Salary of Geno Auriemma in 2020
He is an American college basketball coach also the head coach of the University of Connecticut Huskies women basketball team. Geno is one of the renowned and talented basketball coaches he has received many awards for the team he has coached. This gifted and well-known coach is worth $12 million as of July 2020.
He was named as head of the US women’s team that competed in the Junior World Championship in Brno, Czech Republic. He is one of the renowned and talented basketball coaches; he receives a handsome amount of net worth.