Jerry Sloan
Sloan coaching.
Position Head coach
Personal information
Born March 28, 1942 (1942-03-28) (age 77)
McLeansboro, Illinois
Nationality U.S. Flag American
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 195 lbs (88 kg)
Coaching career
Career record 1221-803
Championships none
Coaching career 1978-2011 (33 years)
Playing career
Position Shooting guard
Jersey no. 14, 4
High school McLeansboro
(McLeansboro, Illinois)
College Evansville (1962-1965)
NBA Draft 1965 / Round: 1 / Pick: 4th
Selected by the Baltimore Bullets
Playing career 1965-1976 (11 years)
Career history
as player
1965-1966 Baltimore Bullets
1966-1976 Chicago Bulls
as coach
1978-1979 Chicago Bulls
(assistant coach)
1979-1982 Chicago Bulls
(head coach)
1985-1988 Utah Jazz
(assistant coach)
1988-2011 Utah Jazz
(head coach)
Career highlights and awards
  • 2× NBA All-Star (1967, 1969)
  • 4× NBA All-Defensive First Team
    (1969, 1972, 1974–1975)
  • 2× NBA All-Defensive Second Team (1970–1971)
  • No. 4 retired by the Chicago Bulls profile link

Gerald Eugene Sloan is an American retired professional basketball Shooting guard, and Hall of Fame former head coach. Sloan coached for the Utah Jazz for 23 years leading the Jazz to 3 Conference Finals. He was drafted 4th overall in the 1965 NBA Draft by the Baltimore Bullets playing for the Baltimore Bullets and the Chicago Bulls. He began his coaching career with the Chicago Bulls serving as assistant coach. In February 2011, Sloan resigned from coaching.


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