Longest serving coach in the Big Ten Conference, Tom Izzo, is now 67 years old. He was born on January 30, 1955.
Tom Izzo Salary
Izzo earns a salary of $4.4 million.
Tom Izzo Teams Coached
Izzo has coached Ishpeming HS, Northern Michigan, and Michigan State.
Tom Izzo Contract
Izzo was offered a 6-year contract by the Michigan State University Board of Trustees.
The contract which is worth $6 million per year, guarantees Izzo a role as Special University Adviser to the athletic director upon retirement.
Tom Izzo Career Wins
Izzo has won several Championships and awards including the John R. Wooden Legends of Coaching Award in 2011.
He is a four-time national coach of the year awardee, has won six of the most Big Ten tournament titles, as well as 10 regular-season conference titles.
Who Is Tom Izzo?
Tom Izzo is a renowned college basketball coach who has served has head coach of Michigan State University since 1995.
Born on January 30, 1955, in Iron Mountain, Michigan, United States, Izzo remains the longest serving coach at Michigan, and as a result, was elected to the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame in 2016.
Izzo was a basketball champion during his playing career when he played for Northern Michigan between 1973 and 1977.
His coaching career has seen him manage a number of teams including Ishpeming HS, Northern Michigan, and Michigan State.
Izzo led his team to several NCAA National Championship wins and holds the most wins in school history, such that Michigan State earned the top college basketball program for the decade of 1998 to 2007.