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John Thompson

AKA John R. Thompson, Jr.

Born: 2-Sep-1941
Birthplace: Washington, DC

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Occupation: Basketball

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Georgetown Head Coach, 1972-99

While at Georgetown, posted a record of 596-239, (.714).

Wife: Gwendolyn Thompson (div.)
Son: John Thompson III (basketball coach, b. 12-Mar-1966)
Son: Ronny Thompson (basketball coach)

    High School: Archbishop John Carroll High School, Washington, DC
    University: Providence College (1963)
    Coach: Head Coach, St. Anthony High School, Washington, DC (1966-71)
    Coach: Head Coach, Georgetown University (1972-99)

    Member of the Board of Nike (1991-)
    National Association of Basketball Coaches Past President
    Basketball Hall of Fame 1999

    SPORTS FRANCHISE HISTORY
    Boston Celtics (1964-66)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    He Got Game (1-May-1998) · Himself
    The Sixth Man (28-Mar-1997) · Himself


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