It seems that Pitino’s has changed the level of training thus he always get impressive result. There is a long list of tournaments in which he has given his best like America East Regular Season Championship, Big East Regular Season Championship and many others. In his career span, he trained teams all the time present surprising performances. On account of his quality work, National Association of basketball Coaches honor him with ‘NABC Coach of the Year’ award. Furthermore, thrice time he earned ‘Southern Eastern Conference award. For his devotion and dedication, four years ago his name was inducted into Basketball Hall of Fame. He is gaining attractive earnings from NBA career. Until now in 2017 Rick Pitino has made most of his net worth from his salary as coach.
At the present times, after his suspension as head coach for the team of ‘Louisville’, he is passing through worst days of his career. He is investigating because of fraud and money laundering allegations. He is connected with them from last sixteen year.
- Rick Pitino Annual Salary for 2017-18 Session= $ 8 Million (Before Allegation)
His Career Earnings:
- Rick Pitino Current Net Worth: $ 30 Million
Early Career: After finishing his graduation, he was hired by University of Hawaii as a graduate assistant for basketball team. So his coaching journey commenced from there and he began earning a massive amount of income. In a short time, there was an improvement in his rank and he was given the opportunity of interim head coach.
Subsequently, Pitino joined men’s basketball team of ‘The Syracuse Orange’ as assistant coach. At a later for duration of five year, Pitino’s associated with Boston University for ‘The Boston University Terriers’. He then switched to ‘The New York Knickerbockers’ team for brief duration of two year. Moreover, he also gave training at various other teams at different universities.
Bio: This one of the best American basketball coach was born in New York City, whereas he grew up in Bayville. He had yearned for basketball from his childhood days. During high school days, he was given the captaincy of basketball team. Thereafter, he attended University of Massachusetts and played for Minutemen basketball team as standout guard.