John Beilein - Biography
Last Modified: Aug 31, 2020
|Best Known For:||Michigan Wolverines|
|Net Worth:||Under Review|
|Born on :||February 5, 1953 (age 69)|
|Birth Name /
|John Patrick Beilein|
|Birth Place:||Burt, New York, USA|
|Father's Name:||Arthur J. Beilein|
|Mother's Name:||Josephine Niland Beilein|
|High School:||DeSales High School|
|University:||Wheeling Jesuit University, Niagara University|
|Married Date:||March 23, 1983|
|Wife's Name:||Kathleen Griffin|
Patrick Beilein (son)
|Hair Color:||Light Brown|
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Who is John Beilein?
John Beilein is an American basketball coach and has been so since 1975. He is currently the head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers.
John Beilein – Age, Parents, Siblings
John Beilein’s birth took place on February 5, 1953, in Burt, New York, USA. He was born as John Patrick Beilein to parents Arthur J. Beilein, a policeman, and Josephine Niland. He is not the only child of his parents and has eight siblings. Beilein is the eighth child of his mother and father.
Source: mlive (Arthur J. Beilein, Josephine Niland in 1960s)
He was educated at the DeSales High School. After graduation, he enrolled at Wheeling Jesuit University, formerly known as Wheeling College. He graduated from the same in 1975 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in history. He went on to study Science at Niagara University and earned a Master of Science degree in 1981.
His ethnicity is German.
John Beilein – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce
John Beilein married his longtime girlfriend Kathleen Griffin on 14 October 1978. He and his wife have welcomed four children together- sons Patrick Beilein (born March 23, 1983), Mark Beilein, Andrew Beilein, and daughter Seana Hendricks.
His son Patrick has taken up in his father’s footsteps. Patrick is the current head basketball coach at Niagara University while Mark and Andrew work for Alro Steel and Business Roundtable respectively.
The couple is living happily without any rumors of extra-marital affairs or divorce.
John Beilein – Career
While a student at the Wheeling Jesuit University, John Beilein played for the college’s basketball team from 1971 to 1975. During the 1974–75 season, he even played as the captain of his team.
After graduating, he started his professional career as a coach rather than a basketball player.
Source: mlive (John Beilein coaches Erie Community College at halftime of a 1981-82 game)
As a coach
In 1975, John Beilein first coached at Newfane High School for a total of three years. From 1978 to 1982 he coached at Erie Community College followed by basketball coaching at Nazareth College for the 1982–1983 school year.
Soon he joined Le Moyne College as a coach and coached its teams from 1983 to 1992. Then in 1992, John Beilein was finally hired to a Division I post at Canisius Golden Griffins. He stayed with the team until 1997.
Other teams Beilein has successfully coached are Richmond Spiders (1997–2002), West Virginia Mountaineers (2002–2007), Michigan Wolverines (2007–2019). On May 13, 2019, he was named the head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association (NBA) and has signed a five-year contract.
Through all his years as a basketball coach, he never served as an assistant coach.
Source: The Sun (John Beilein coaches for Michigan Wolverines)
John Beilein – Net Worth, Salary
While with Michigan Wolverines, John Beilein’s salary was estimated to be $3,800,000. However, his salary with Cleveland Cavaliers has not been revealed. Also, there are no estimates on his net worth.
John Beilein – Social Media
On social media, Beilein is active on Twitter and does not own an official account on Facebook and Instagram.
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