Coach Jim Boeheim of Syracuse University is a well-known American college basketball coach. Jim Boeheim is best known as the men’s basketball coach for the Syracuse Orange.
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Jim Boeheim’s Bio, Age
On November 17th, 1944, Jim Boeheim was born James Arthur Boeheim. In Lyons, New York, the United States, he entered the world. He is presently 77 years old and belongs to the United States of America. He, too, is a Christian with the sign Scorpio as his zodiac sign.
In terms of his parents, he was born to Jim Boeheim Sr. and Janet Boeheim. Barbara Boeheim is his sister. Buddy, Jimmy, and James, as well as Jamie and Elizebeth, are his nephews and nieces, respectively. With his family, he enjoyed a fantastic upbringing.
He finished high school at Lyons Central High School, according to his educational background. In 1962, he enrolled as a student at Syracuse University. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in social science after graduating from here.
Jim Boeheim’s Career
After graduating from Syracuse, Boeheim played professionally with the Eastern Professional Basketball League’s Scranton Miners, where he won two championships and was named to the second-team all-star squad (SU Athletics).
Boeheim decided to become a basketball coach in 1969, and he took a job as a graduate assistant at Syracuse University under Roy Danforth. He was promoted to full-time assistant coach shortly after and was a member of the coaching staff that led the Orangemen to their first NCAA Tournament appearance in 1975 when they reached the Final Four.
Danforth left to become head basketball coach and athletic director at Tulane University in 1976. After that, he was promoted to head coach of the team. In 1986, Boeheim was given the head coaching job at Ohio State, but he turned it down. In each of his 42 seasons as head coach, Boeheim has guided Syracuse to the playoffs. The only time Syracuse has missed the playoffs is in 1993.
Boeheim has won four Big East Coach of the Year awards and 10 NABCA District II Coach of the Year awards. In 2004, Boeheim was awarded two additional awards. The first occurred in the spring when he was honoured with the Clair Bee Award for his contributions to basketball. In the autumn of the same year, Boeheim was honoured with Syracuse University’s Arents Award, the school’s highest alumni honour.
After that, he was fired for the first time in his career on November 7, 2005, in an exhibition game against Division II school Saint Rose of Albany, New York, after arguing a call late in the first half of the Orange’s 86–73 triumph.
Jim Boeheim is the head coach of the Syracuse University basketball team.
Jim Boeheim’s Retirement
Boeheim has previously said that he would resign in April. After his son Buddy agreed to play at Syracuse starting in 2018, he extended his contract beyond the 2017–18 season.
Jim Boeheim’s Height, Weight
He stands at 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 meters) tall and weighs roughly 91 kg (200 pounds), according to his physical measurements. His other body types aren’t on the market. The coach also has a set of brown eyes and just a few white hairs remaining.
Jim Boeheim’s Relationship
Juli Boeheim, Jim’s wife, is his present partner in life. Juli works as an entrepreneur. In 1994, they met at a mutual friend’s party for the first time. After that, in 1995, they began dating. On October 10, 1997, after two years of dating, the pair married. They love one other’s company despite their 20-year age difference. Jackson, Jimmy, and Jaime are their three children together. He married Elaine Boehim in 1976, and the couple separated in 1994.
Jim Boeheim’s Networth
He had amassed a sizable fortune as a successful instructor over the years. His net worth is believed to be $12 million US dollars, according to internet sources.
Jim Boeheim’s Social Media
He barely has over 100k followers on Twitter, which is his sole social media profile.