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Eddie Robinson

About Eddie Robinson

Coached the football team at Grambling State University for an impressive 57 years.

Early life

He earned a Master s degree from the University of Iowa.


He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1997, in large part because of his 408 career-coaching wins.

Family of Eddie Robinson

He was married to his wife Doris in 1941; they stayed married until his death at age 88.

Close associates of Eddie Robinson

His record for the most wins in college football history was broken by Joe Paterno when Paterno won his 409th game in 2011.

Fred Hoiberg

About Fred Hoiberg

Former NBA guard who was named head coach of the Chicago Bulls in 2015. He previously served as coach of the Iowa State Cyclones, leading the team to two Big 12 Tournament Championships and to the NCAA Tournament four straight years from 2012 to 2015, including a 2014 Sweet Sixteen appearance. He was also named Big 12 Coach of the Year in 2012.

Early life

At Ames High School in Iowa, he played quarterback for the school s football team and captained the school s basketball team. He then went on to play four years of college basketball at Iowa State.


He played professionally for the Indiana Pacers, Chicago Bulls, and Minnesota Timberwolves, joining the latter as VP of Basketball Operations after his retirement.

Family of Fred Hoiberg

He was born in Lincoln, Nebraska. He married Carol Hoiberg and he has four children named Paige, Jack, Sam and Charlie.

Close associates of Fred Hoiberg

He coached versatile forward Georges Niang at Iowa State.

Frank Vogel

About Frank Vogel

NBA head coach who led the Indiana Pacers to the Eastern Conference Finals in 2013 and 2014. He was named head coach of the Orlando Magic in 2016 up until 2019 when he agreed to be head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers. In 2020, he won his first NBA championship with the Lakers. 

Early life

He played spanision two basketball at Juniata University from 1991 to 1994.


He served as an assistant coach to the Celtics and 76ers before becoming the Indiana Pacers head coach in 2011.

Family of Frank Vogel

He married Jenifer L. Sia in 2002. They have daughters named Arianna and Alexa together.

Close associates of Frank Vogel

He began coaching Paul George on the Pacers in 2011.

Del Harris

About Del Harris

Former NBA coach of the Houston Rockets, Milwaukee Bucks and Los Angeles Lakers.

Early life

He played college basketball at Milligan College.


He was named the NBA s Coach of the Year in 1995 while coaching the Los Angeles Lakers.

Family of Del Harris

He married Anne Harris, and had five children; one with Anne, and four from a previous marriage.

Close associates of Del Harris

He was the head coach of the Lakers when the team drafted Kobe Bryant out of high school.

Denny Crum

About Denny Crum

Head basketball coach for the University of Louisville from 1971 to 2001.

Early life

Won the Irv Pohlmeyer Memorial Trophy for being an outstanding freshman.


As a coach, he led his team to two NCAA Championships and six Final Four appearances.

Family of Denny Crum

Married Joyce Elaine Lunsford in 1951.

Close associates of Denny Crum

He played himself in Denzel Washington s film He Got Game.

Dwane Casey

About Dwane Casey

Former NBA assistant who served as the head coach for the Toronto Raptors from 2011 to 2018. In 2018, he became head coach for the Detroit Pistons. He was named NBA Coach of the Year in 2018. 

Early life

He played for the University of Kentucky from 1975 to 1979 and would later become an assistant coach at the school.


He was a former NCAA player and coach; he served as an assistant coach for the Seattle SuperSonics and Dallas Mavericks.

Family of Dwane Casey

He married Brenda Casey in 1988 and he had two children named Justine and Zachary.

Close associates of Dwane Casey

He started coaching Rudy Gay during the 2012-2013 season.