|About Gregg Popovich|
|Birth||January 28, 1949 East Chicago, Indiana, United States|
|Spouse||Erin Popovich 2018 - Present|
|Children||Jill Popovich, Micky Popovich|
|Alumni||United States Air Force Academy (1966–1970), Merrillville High School, University of Denver|
Gregg Popovich is the head coach of the San Antonio Spurs, and he’s getting some flack today for his embarassing post-game rant in a press conference, where he seems to have taken his frustrations out on his team. If want to know more about him, check out our Gregg Popovich wiki.
Gregg Popovich’s Wiki
Gregg Charles Popovich was born on January 28, 1949 in East Chicago, Indiana. He was a part of the 1960 Gary Biddy Basketball All-Star Team, that placed third in the World Tournament. Gregg went to Merrillville High School and in 1970, he graduated from the United States Air Force Academy. While in the Academy, he played basketball for four seasons, becoming the team captain and the lead scorer during his senior year.
Gregg has a bachelor’s degree in Soviet studies and went through Air Force intelligence gathering and processing training. At one point in his life, he even thought about working for the Central Intelligence Agency. He served for the United States Air Force for five years, where he traveled to Eastern Europe, as well as the Soviet Union.
In 1972, Gregg was chosen to be the captain of the Armed Forces Team. His team won the Amateur Athletic Union Championship and an invitation to the 1972 U.S. Olympic Basketball Team trials.
Gregg Popovich’s Career
In 1973, Gregg was an assistant coach to head coach Hank Egan at the Air Force Academy for almost six years. While working at the Academy, Gregg went to the University of Denver and obtained his master’s degree in physical education and sports sciences.
By 1979, he was the head basketball coach of Pomona-Pitzer’s men’s team, a position he held for almost seven years. In 1985, Gregg volunteered under coach Larry Brown at the University of Kansas. He returned to Pomona-Pitzer as the head coach, until 1988.
He is the Head Coach for the San Antonio Spurs
In 1988, Gregg was an assistant coach under Larry Brown with the San Antonio Spurs, until 1992. He became the general manager in 1994 and two years later, Gregg became the head coach of the San Antonio Spurs. At Gregg Popovich’s age of 68, he is still the head coach of the San Antonio Spurs. He is affectionately called “Coach Pop” or “Pop” by his team and the media. Currently, Gregg has the longest tenure as a coach in the NBA. He won a total of four NBA Championships as the Head Coach of the Spurs.
Gregg Popovich’s Net Worth
Gregg Popovich’s net worth is estimated to be $20.0 million. His annual salary is estimated to be $6.0 million per year for his time with the San Antonio Spurs.
Gregg Popovich’s Married Life and More
Gregg Popovich has been married to Erin Popovich for over 30 years. The couple has two kids, Micky and Jill. Gregg is a registered Democrat, and reportedly donated $2,000 to the party in 2006. About Donald Trump’s presidency, Gregg said, “It’s still early and I’m still sick to my stomach. Not basically because the Republicans won or anything, but the disgusting tenor and tone and all the comments that have been xenophobic, homophobic, racist, misogynistic, and I live in that country where half the country ignored all that to elect someone. That’s the scariest part of the whole thing to me…..”