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Jim Valvano

AKA James Thomas Anthony Valvano

Born: 10-Mar-1946
Birthplace: Manhattan, NY
Died: 28-Apr-1993
Location of death: Durham, NC
Cause of death: Cancer - unspecified
Remains: Buried, Oakwood Cemetery, Raleigh, NC

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Basketball

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: NCSU Basketball Coach, 1980-89

Father: Rocco Valvano
Mother: Angelina
Wife: Pamela Levine (m. 6-Aug-1967, until his death, three daughters)
Daughter: Nicole
Daughter: Jamie
Daughter: Lee Ann

    High School: Seaford High School, Long Island, NY
    University: BA English, Rutgers University (1967)
    Coach: Assistant Coach, Johns Hopkins University (1968-69)
    Coach: Assistant Coach, Bucknell University (1972-75)
    Coach: Head Coach, Iona College (1975-80)
    Coach: Head Coach, North Carolina State University (1980-89)

    Arthur Ashe Courage Award 1993
    Hernia Operation (Apr-1983)

Author of books:
Valvano: They Gave Me a Lifetime Contract, and Then They Declared Me Dead (1991, memoir)

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