Dean Smith

About Dean Smith

Birth Day: February 28, 1931
Birth Place: Emporia, KS

Dean Smith

Dean Smith was born on February 28, 1931 in Emporia, KS. Hall of Fame college basketball coach who coached the University of North Carolina from 1961 until 1997.
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As per our current Database, Dean Smith has been died on Feb 7, 2015 (age 83).

🎂 Dean Smith - Age, Bio, Faces and Birthday

When Dean Smith die, Dean Smith was 83 years old.

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Occupation Basketball Coach
Age 83 years old
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Born February 28, 1931 (Emporia, KS)
Birthday February 28
Town/City Emporia, KS
Nationality KS

🌙 Zodiac

Dean Smith’s zodiac sign is Pisces. According to astrologers, Pisces are very friendly, so they often find themselves in a company of very different people. Pisces are selfless, they are always willing to help others, without hoping to get anything back. Pisces is a Water sign and as such this zodiac sign is characterized by empathy and expressed emotional capacity.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Dean Smith was born in the Year of the Goat. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Goat enjoy being alone in their thoughts. They’re creative, thinkers, wanderers, unorganized, high-strung and insecure, and can be anxiety-ridden. They need lots of love, support and reassurance. Appearance is important too. Compatible with Pig or Rabbit.

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Hall of Fame college basketball coach who coached the University of North Carolina from 1961 until 1997.

Before Fame

He played basketball at Topeka High School for four years. He was also quarterback for his high school football team and catcher for his school's baseball team.


He had a 77.6 percent shooting average, the ninth-highest percentage in men's college basketball history.

Family Life

He was married to Linnea Weblemoe from 1976 until his death and he had five children: Kristen, Scott, Sharon, Sandy and Kelly. His father Alfred coached basketball at Emporia High in Kansas, where he won a state title in 1934.

Associated With

He won his first National Championship at UNC in 1982 with Michael Jordan.

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