John Calipari who is an American basketball coach has been the head coach of Men’s Basketball at the University of Kentucky since April of the year 2009. In addition to that, he was also the head coach of Dominican Republic National Basketball Team in 2011 as well as 2012. John is the native of Moon Township, Pennsylvania. He came into this world on 10th February of the year 1959 which has now made him reach at the age of 56. He is of Italian descent and he belongs to an American nationality.
Jon was lettered for a couple of years at University of North Carolina at Wilmington before he got transferred to the Clarion University of Pennsylvania from where; he got graduated with the bachelor’s degree in marketing. He played as the point guard at Clarion during 1981 and 1982 seasons leading his team in assists and the free throw percentage. John is the former head coach of University of Memphis Tigers, The University of Massachusetts Minutemen, as well as the NBA’s New Jersey Nets. He has been to six final fours with Kentucky. Previously, he had also led Umass in 1996 and the Memphis in 2008 to Final Four but those appearances were later vacated.
Moving on to his personal life biography, John has already got married. He is married to his beautiful wife named Ellen Calipari. The couple also has three children together with each other whom they have named as daughters Megan, Erin and a son Bradley. As a college coach, he has been named as the National Coach of the year for three times. In 2001-12 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Season, he led Kentucky to its 8th NCAA Tournament Championship in 2012. His annual salary is $8 million plus bonuses. Besides that, more info about his bio and his family background can also be accessed from various sites and he can also get connected through Twitter and Instagram.