Bob Valvano Biography
Bob Valvano is a prominent American sports journalist presently working at ESPN Radio in Louisville, as a lead game analyst. Valvano also works at ESPNU at times. He works for the University of Louisville men’s basketball games on radio WKRD790.
And WHAS840 as the color analyst, while not working. He also is a former college basketball coach moreover.
Bob Valvano Age
He was born in Queens, New York, United States on January 29, 1957. Valvano is 66 years old as of 2023.
Bob Valvano Height
He stands at a moderate height of 5 ft 7 in/1.70m tall.
Bob Valvano Family
He is the younger brother of the late Jim Valvano, who was a TV commentator. And North Carolina State college basketball coach who was born on March 10, 1946, sadly, he died due to adenocarcinoma, glandular cancer on April 28, 1993.
To his gladden memory, the Jimmy V Classic basketball event is held early in the season to aid cancer survivors and victims and the awards show came up with the Jimmy V Award in his honor. However, Bob hasnt revealed details about his parents to the media, will soon fill out this section.
Bob Valvano Wife
Bob is happily married to Darlene. But he hasnt shared out details about his wife to the public, soon as we have clear facts will update this section.
Bob Valvano Children
Bob and Darlene are blessed with two kids Nicholas and Jamison.
Bob Valvano Education
Valvano studied and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication from Virginia Wesleyan College in 1975.
Bob Valvano Salary
Valvano annually receives a salary of $94,163.
Bob Valvano’s Net Worth
Valvano has an approximate net worth of $15 Million.
Bob Valvano Career
Bob serves as the lead game analyst at ESPN Radio, also he works frequently on ESPNU currently.Valvano also works for the University of Louisville men’s basketball games on radio WKRD790 and WHAS840 as the color analyst while he is not working.
He commenced his coaching career at Hofstra University. During his time there, he worked as an assistant to head coach Dick Berg for three consecutive years. He then took over as the head coach at Division II Kutztown, he worked here for two consecutive years and set the single-season record for wins his second year before working as the head coach at St. Francis College in 1984.
During the time, he was employed as the youngest head coach at 27 years old at Division I men’s basketball. While with the Terriers he did not have a winning season but won the College’s first postseason game in over 30 years.
In 1988, he moved to Sweden to coach the Alvik Professional Basketball Club. Then moved to work as the head coach after one year in Sweden at Division III Catholic University. Then he went to St. Mary’s in Maryland, and together with his team, he got that school’s first winning season ever in 1994 at the NCAA level.