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Luigi "Geno" Auriemma (born March 23, 1954 in Montella, Italy) is an American college basketball coach and the head coach of the University of Connecticut Huskies women's basketball team. He has led UConn to nine NCAA Division I national championships, and has won six national Naismith College Coach of the Year awards. Auriemma was also the head coach of the United States women's national basketball team from 2009 to 2012, winning the 2010 World Championship, and the gold medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
He emigrated with his family to Norristown, Pennsylvania, U.S. when he was seven years old and spent the rest of his childhood there. After graduating from West Chester University of Pennsylvania in 1977, Auriemma was hired as an assistant coach at Saint Joseph's University, where he worked in 1978 and 1979. He then took a two-year absence from college basketball, serving as an assistant coach at his former high school, Bishop Kenrick, before assuming an assistant coaching position with the University of Virginia Cavaliers in 1981. Auriemma became a naturalized United States citizen in 1994, noting in his autobiography that he finally decided to naturalize when his UConn team was slated to tour Italy that summer and he was concerned about potential problems because he had never done any required national service.
For many years, Auriemma and his wife, Kathy, maintained a home in Avalon, New Jersey, to be near their respective parents in the Philadelphia area.


Before Auriemma, the Huskies had posted just one winning season in their history. As was true at many schools at the time, Connecticut did not have a strong commitment to women's sports. Both players and coaches had to scrape for facilities and resources. Eventually, some students wishing to form a soccer team threatened to sue the university. The trustees went on record supporting women's sports, and the administration decided to provide more support, especially for sports with a potential f

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ALBANY, N.Y. — When the NCAA women’s basketball tournament bracket was announced almost two weeks ago, the pairings in the Albany Regional being played here at the Times Union Center this weekend created the instant anticipation of a showdown between ...
Posted: March 23, 2018, 10:54 pm

Women's Final Four 2018: Geno Auriemma shouldn't have to defend UConn's success this much

COLUMBUS, Ohio — UConn women's basketball is 36-0, preparing for its 19th Final Four appearance and shooting for a 12th national championship and seventh undefeated season at the Women's Final Four at Nationwide Arena in Columbus this weekend. Yet for ...
Posted: March 29, 2018, 9:42 pm

Geno Auriemma is a bad winner and a bully

I don’t like bullies. Never did. Doesn’t matter if they’re Mike Francesa, Rex Ryan, LaVar Ball, Chris Christie, Bobby Knight or Popeye’s nemesis, Bluto. Blame my parents. That’s how they raised me, invoking the old “Treat others as you’d have ...
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