Full name: John Vincent Calipari
Born: Feb. 10, 1959, in Strickly, Pa.
High school: Moon Area High School (Pa.), 1978
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College: Calipari lettered two years at North Carolina-Wilmington (1978-80) before transferring to Division II Clarion State, where he graduated in 1982 with a marketing degree. Calipari was the starting point guard for a top-20 team both seasons at Clarion.
Family: Wife, Ellen; daughters, Erin (senior at UMass) and Megan (freshman at Memphis); son, Bradley, 12.
1982-85: Kansas, assistant coach
1985-88: Pittsburgh, assistant coach
1988-96: Massachusetts, head coach
1996-99: New Jersey Nets, head coach
1999-2000: Philadelphia 76ers, assistant coach
2000-2009: Memphis, head coach
1988-89 Massachusetts 10-18
1989-90 Massachusetts 17-14
1990-91 Massachusetts 20-13
1991-92 Massachusetts 30-5
1992-93 Massachusetts 24-7
1993-94 Massachusetts 28-7
1994-95 Massachusetts 29-5
1995-96 Massachusetts 35-2
2000-01 Memphis 21-15
2001-02 Memphis 27-9
2002-03 Memphis 23-7
2003-04 Memphis 22-8
2004-05 Memphis 22-16
2005-06 Memphis 33-4
2006-07 Memphis 33-4
2007-08 Memphis 38-2
2008-09 Memphis 33-4
Total 17 seasons 445 - 140
NCAA Tournament appearances: 11
NCAA Tournament record: 25-11
NCAA Final Fours: x-One (2007-09)
NCAA championships: Zero
NIT appearances: Five
NIT record: 15-5
NIT semifinals: Three (1990-91, 2000-01, 2004-05)
NIT championships: One (2001-02)
Conference championships: 10
x-Calipari took UMass to the 1996 Final Four, but that appearance was later stricken from the record books because star center Marcus Camby accepted money from an agent.
1996-97 New Jersey 26-56
1997-98 New Jersey 43-39
1998-99 New Jersey 3-17
Totals Three seasons 72 - 112
Playoff appearances: One (1997-98; lost 3-0 in first round to Chicago)
2008: Naismith National Coach of the Year; Conference USA Coach of the Year.
2007: USBWA District 4 Coach of the Year; Basketball Times South Region Coach of the Year.
2006: Conference USA Coach of the Year.
2004: NABC District 7 Coach of the Year.
1996: Naismith National Coach of the Year; The Sporting News National Coach of the Year; Atlantic 10 Coach of the Year.
1994: Atlantic 10 Coach of the Year.
1993: USBWA District I Coach of the Year. Atlantic 10 Coach of the Year.
1992: Eastern Basketball Coach of the Year.
By the numbers
John Calipari's NCAA winning percentage, second only to North Carolina's Roy Williams among active coaches with a minimum of 10 years experience.
The number of coaches in NCAA Division I history to win 30 games in four consecutive seasons. John Calipari's Memphis teams have gone 33-4, 33-4, 38-2 and 33-4 the past four seasons.
The number of coaches in NCAA Division I history to win 400 games in their first 16 seasons as head coach: John Calipari and Roy Williams.
The number of former John Calipari players currently on NBA rosters: Marcus Camby (L.A. Clippers), Rodney Carney (Minnesota), Joey Dorsey (Houston), Chris Douglas-Roberts (New Jersey), Derrick Rose (Chicago), Shawne Williams (Dallas).