Michael White

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Birthday
2, 1977
Birthplace
Florida
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
2, 1977 (age 42)
Birthplace
Florida

About

Hired to be the head coach of the University of Florida men's basketball team in 2015, he previously served as the head ball coach at Louisiana Tech for four seasons where he earned multiple Coach of the Year honors, including the C-USA Gene Bartow Coach of the Year.

Before Fame

He played college basketball at Ole Miss University from 1995 to 1999 and helped the Rebels win their first NCAA Tournament game in the history of the school.

Trivia

He was an assistant coach and associate head coach at Jacksonville State before becoming an assistant coach at his alma mater of Ole Miss where he stayed from 2004 to 2011.

Family Life

His father Kevin White served as Director of Athletics at Duke University. He has a brother named Jake Samuels. He married Kira Zschau and has two daughters, Rylee and Maggie, twin boys, Collin and Keegan, and a son, Dillon.

Associated With

He succeeded Billy Donovan as the head basketball coach of the Florida Gators in 2015 after Donovan's immensely successful 19 years with the program.