Gene Keady wiki, bio, age, married, wife, children, daughter
Lloyd Eugene Keady is an American basketball coach who was born in the year 1936, in the month of May which makes his age 70 years at present. According to his latest stats, he currently is an assistant coach at St. John’s University.
He has a history of being the head men’s college coach for basketball at Purdue University for 25 whole years. More of his bio and stats include the following details. He is an American by nationality. He was born in the city of Larned which is situated at Kansas.
He was married to his first wife whose name was Patricia in the year 1981 and had three children, among the three children, two of them are his daughter, whose names are Lisa Keady and Beverly Keady. They were married to each other until Patricia died in the year 2009. He then remarried in the year 2012 and the name of his new wife is Kathleen Petrie.
He is known in the world of basketball for his combover hairstyle which includes dye and hair extensions. He also reported in an interview that he spent $600 a week to maintain his hairstyle. In the year 2013, he changed hair at the behest of his wife. He was diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma after he had the haircut.
His father supported him in passion for sports. This became evident as he was a four-sport athlete at Garden City Junior College which was situated in Kansas. He also was named as All-American in football for playing quarterback. He resumed his education at Kansas State University.
When he was at the university, was a winner in three sports which are football, track, and baseball. In the year 1958, he graduated from Kansas State with a bachelor in biological sciences and physical education.
When his career in football was over, he returned back to Kansas in the year 1959 where he accepted a teaching and coaching job in the High School whose name was Beloit. He coached in the school for six years. He knew that education was supremely important so he never stopped learning.
In the year 1964, he earned a master’s degree in Education from Kansas State. When he was coaching basketball, he racked up a record of 142 wins and 47 losses.
In the year 2000, he won a gold medal in Olympic Games held in Sydney as an assistant coach for the Dream Team.
He has been able to rack a record of 22-2 in four separate tournaments starting from the year 1979 to 1991. He also led the team USA to two gold medals; one was in the year 1979 and the other was in the year 1989. He also got the silver medal in the year 1985 and won a bronze medal in the year 1991 at the Pan-American Games.
Since he has been in this field for a very very long time, he has experience and that experience has been able to pay him a fortune; though his exact net worth is unavailable on the web, it is an undeniable fact that he earns a fortune.