Since 2009, he has been the head coach of the University of Kentucky men’s team, with whom he won the NCAA Championship in 2012. He has been named Naismith College Coach of the Year three times, and was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2015.

“It’s not about how far you fall, but how high you rebound.” “The best teams I’ve had had a little bit of swagger.” “I need people who look at adversity as a challenge and failure as a learning opportunity.”

Coach Calipari, inspires us by his ability to get his top national recruits to buy into a selfless team working program.