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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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Auriemma gets 999th win, No. 1 UConn dominates DePaul 103-69

Katie Lou Samuelson scored 20 points, Crystal Dangerfield had 18 and No. 1 UConn gave coach Geno Auriemma his 999th victory with a 103-69 rout of DePaul on Friday night. Auriemma is on the verge of joining fellow Hall of Famers Pat Summitt and Tara ...
Posted: December 8, 2017, 5:15 pm

An Hour With Geno

Geno Auriemma has been a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame since 2006, and he's coached the UConn Women's Basketball team since 1985. This hour, Coach Auriemma joins us to talk about anything and everything... Anything and everything except basketball.
Posted: December 13, 2017, 12:13 pm

999 wins for Geno Auriemma as UConn destroys DePaul

Chicago, IL — The nation’s top team, the Connecticut Huskies, cruised to victory Friday night against the DePaul Blue Demons, 103-69. Also in this victory, UConn’s Geno Auriemma captured his 999th career win, and he took time to reflect on the journey.
Posted: December 11, 2017, 1:36 pm
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