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Call PFP Sports Talent Agency at 1.800.966.1380 if you would like to contact a Jim Calhoun booking agent for a speaking engagement, personal appearance, product endorsement or corporate event. Basketball coach, James Calhoun was born on May 10, 1942 in Braintree, Massachusetts. Calhoun has unquestionably stood the test of time in establishing himself as the greatest program builder in college basketball history.

Calhoun was named head coach of the University of Connecticut in May of 1986. This was the beginning of what has become one of college basketball's greatest coaching achievements.

Jim Calhoun's coaching success story includes winning two NCAA National Championships (1999, 2004) at Connecticut, passing the elite 700-win plateau, and earning basketball's highest honor, election into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as a member of the Class of 2005.

On February 3, 2003 Calhoun announced that he had been diagnosed with prostate cancer, two days after his worst home loss ever, a 34-point defeat to Boston College. He took an immediate leave of absence from the team and underwent surgery on February 6 to have his prostate removed. He was released from the hospital on February 9 and within days was back in the office, involved in the many day-to-day aspects of running the program. On February 22 Jim Calhoun returned to the sidelines for the team's match-up with St. John's at Gampel Pavilion, only 13 days after successful surgery to eliminate his prostate cancer.

Jim Calhoun's coaching success story includes winning two NCAA National Championships (1999, 2004) at Connecticut, passing the elite 700-win plateau, and earning basketball's highest honor, election into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as a member of the Class of 2005.

In 35 seasons as a head coach on the NCAA Division I collegiate level, Jim Calhoun's overall collegiate head coaching record is 750-328. That includes a 248-137 record in 14 seasons as head coach at Northeastern (MA) University and a 502-191 mark in his 21 seasons at Connecticut.

In June of 2006, the annual NBA Draft brought the list of UConn accomplishments to new heights again. The University of Connecticut became the first school in the history of the NBA to have five players selected in the first two rounds of the draft and for the first time in school history, the Huskies had four players selected in the First Round. Sophomore Rudy Gay and senior Hilton Armstrong were each selected in the lottery portion of the First Round, while junior Marcus Williams and junior Josh Boone were also selected in the First Round. Senior Denham Brown was taken with the 40th pick in the second round by the Seattle Sonics.

Jim Calhoun is the only coach in the history of the BIG EAST Conference to have been named BIG EAST Conference Coach of the Year four times. He earned his first BIG EAST Coach of the Year award in 1989-90 and also won the honor following the 1993-94, 1995-96 and 1997-98 seasons. John Thompson of Georgetown and Lou Carnesecca of St. John's each earned the prestigious honor three times.

Calhoun and his wife, Pat, live in Pomfret, Connecticut and have two sons and six grandchildren. They have been married since 1967. They have also purchased a $1.9 million home on Long Island Sound in Madison, Connecticut. The couple is known for their philanthropy, including the Pat and Jim Calhoun Cardiology Center at the UConn Health Center and the annual Jim Calhoun Holiday Food Drive.

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