John Thompson Net Worth
John Thompson was an American basketball coach with a net worth of $ 5 million at the time of his death.
John Thompson died on August 30, 2020 at the age of 78. He is known for coaching the Georgetown basketball team for 27 seasons.
He was the first African-American head coach to win a major university athletics championship when the Hoyas won
the 1984 NCAA.
John Thompson was born in Washington, D.C. September 2, 1941. He first became known as an excellent basketball player in Archbishop Carroll's High School.
He finished as the top scorer at the Washington Catholic Athletics Conference and continued his outstanding college career at Providence College.
He set several school records and an all-American pick. In 1964, he was drafted by the Boston Celtics.
He soon realized that learning was his passion, and changed his focus and in 1966 retired from professional play.
He first became famous as the coach of St. Anthony High School from 1966 to 1972. He led a team with a balance of 122-28.