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Jim Calhoun Timeline: The Career Of A Hall Of Fame Coach

Born: May 10, 1942 in Braintree, Mass. Family: Wife Pat, sons James and Jeffrey, six grandchildren Education: American International College (1968); Braintree High School (1960) Head Coaching Career: Old Lyme (CT) High School – 1968-69 Westport (MA) High School – 1969-70 Dedham (MA) High School – 1970-72 Northeastern University – 1972-86 University of Connecticut – 1986-present 1986-87 May 15, 1986: Jim Calhoun named head coach of the University of Connecticut men's basketball team, succeeding Dom Perno. Oct. 15: Calhoun runs first practice as UConn head coach. November : Lyman DePriest becomes the first top-75 ranked player to commit to UConn...