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Rick Pitino

A native of New York, Rick Pitino is the first and only coach in history to win NCAA national championships at two schools. Pitino has made a ton of stops in his career – Hawaii, Syracuse, Providence, NBA on two occasions, Kentucky, and Louisville. His greatest successes came at Kentucky and Louisville where he reached 6 Final Fours and won the two national titles. He is also the first coach to take three schools to the Final Four and is considered a great coach’s coach. His assistants and other associated with his program consistently move on and continue the high level of success. 

Enshrined

2013

Born

September 18, 1952 New York, NY

College

Boston University Providence College Kentucky Louisville

Professional Career

Boston Celtics New York Knicks

Career Stats

3x SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE
COACH OF THE YEAR
1990, 1991, 1996
2 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
KENTUCKY, 1996
LOUISVILLE, 2013
2005 CONFERENCE
USA
COACH OF THE YEAR
1st COACH TO WIN
NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS
AT 2 DIFFERENT SCHOOLS
1st COACH TO TAKE
3 DIFFERENT SCHOOLS
TO THE FINAL FOUR
AUTHOR "SUCCESS IS A CHOICE"
NATIONAL BEST SELLER