Coach pop or simply pop is a household name in the world of basketball. With a stellar record of 1000 winning games, he is one of the nine coaches in the world to do so; it is of no surprise that he is considered to be as one of the greatest coach ever born in the history of NBA. Reg Charles Popovich is an American born basketball coach who is currently the head coach of San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association. Let’s find out more about how much Gregg Popovich’s net worth is, in 2018.
Gregg Popovich Early Life
Gregg Popovich was born on 28 January 1949 in Indiana, the United States and thus making his born with American nationality. Gregg Popovich was originally born with the name as ‘Gregg Charles Popovich.’ Gregg belongs to a mixed ethnicity as his mother is a Croat American and father was Serb American in the United States. Gregg did his schooling from the ‘Merrillville High School.’ In the year 1970, Gregg did his graduation from the ‘United States Air Force Academy.’
At early childhood, Gregg was interested in playing basketball with full enthusiasm. Soon, Gregg was a part of the Biddy Basketball and was an active member of the Biddy Basketball All-Star Team. In his graduation days, Gregg used to be the captain as well as the leading scorer for his college basketball team. Gregg significantly played for four seasons for his academy with remarkable presence and performance. A few years later, Gregg did his graduation with a degree in Soviet Studies. Gregg did his masters from the ‘University of Denver’ with a degree in physical education.
Gregg Popovich Career, Awards & Achievement
In 1973, Gregg served as an assistant coach at the Air Force Academy under the supervision of the coach Hank Egan.
A few years later, Gregg got the opportunity to work as an assistant coach for the ‘St Antonio Spurs’ respectively.
In 1979, Gregg served as a coach for the ‘Pomona-Pitzer’ which was a men’s basketball team until the year 1988.
Gregg also served as a volunteer assistant at Kansas for quite some time.
In 1987, Gregg again served as a lead assistant coach with dutiful responsibilities for the St Antonio Spurs significantly.
In 1992, Gregg served as a responsible assistant for the team of ‘Golden State Warriors’ till the year 1994.
Again in 1996, Gregg rejoined the team of ‘St Antonio Spurs’ and still working with the same team till date respectively.
Awards and Achievements
Gregg was five times NBA champion as a head coach for the years 1999, 2003, 2005, 2007, and 2014.
Gregg was three times NBA Coach of the Year in 2003, 2012, and 2014.
Gregg also was four times NBA All-Star Game Head Coach for the years 2005, 2011, 2013, and also for 2016 significantly.
Net Worth of Gregg Popovich
Gregg Popovich is a standalone man who has achieved success in life on his own capabilities and potential to a large extent. He has cherished everything with full life which has notably uplifted him to earn a great net fortune to live life extravagantly. Gregg over the years of his career as a head coach for varied teams has made him distinctively generous with wild desirable dreams. Therefore, the total net worth of Gregg Popovich is about $34 million approximately.
Hence, he has served as the longest-tenured coach in both NBA and other basketball related sports league in the USA. Not only this, during his tenure as the head coach, the Spurs have won 5 NBA championship, thus making him a maestro in the field.