Followed by graduation, Izzo was determined to start his coaching career. He had his first job at Ishpeming High School as a head coach of school’s basketball men’s team and spent one season there. Henceforth, he was associated with his alma mater team as an assistant coach. Almost for a period of four years, he coached his Alma mater’s team and then joined Michigan State University. From last thirty four year, Tom Izzo was providing his coaching services for this team. Initially, he was the assistant coach of Jud Heathcote. Followed by the retirement of head coach, he was promoted to head coach. So with the rank improvement, his net worth also improved. In the first seasons after rank improvement, his team finished 9-9 during the 6&7th conference. So they failed to become a part of NCAA Tournament.
Nineteen years ago, success came on his way as the team score 13-3 at the season end. From that time, Izzo struggled hard to keep this win-loss ratio high. So, winnings assisted him to become the head coach for Michigan State University and then so he signed a new worthy contract with them.
How much does Tom Izzo get paid in a year?
- Tom Izzo Salary in 2019:
Around $4 Million
Izzo’s Total Net Worth 2019:
- $13 Million
Izzo’s basketball team received nearly 19 consecutive NCAA tournaments invitations. On the court, his team has won biggest championships such as Big Ten Tournament for five times, Big Ten Conference seven times as well as in NCAA Division I Final Four Championships.
Besides delivering appearances on many events, he has been presented many honors in his career. He was awarded by Big Ten Coach of the Year (thrice), NABC Coach of the Year (twice) and Henry Iba Award for one time. Recently his name is inducted into Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
Bio: This prominent American college basketball mentor was born in Iron Mountain. He received his education from High School situated in his hometown. While studying, he was a superb basketball player and took the position of pointing guard. He was named ‘Division II All-American for making the record of most minutes played by any player.