Phog Allen

#101076
Most Popular
Boost
Birthday
18, 1885
Birthplace
Jamesport, MO
Death Date
Sep 16, 1974 (88)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
18, 1885
Birthplace
Jamesport, MO
Death Date
Sep 16, 1974 (88)

About

'Father of Basketball Coaching' inducted into both the Basketball Hall of Fame and the College Basketball Hall of Fame.

Before Fame

Began coaching at William Chrisman High School in Independence, Missouri.

Trivia

He was in the inaugural 1959 Basketball Hall of Fame class.

Family Life

His father was one of the original incorporators of Jameson, Missouri in 1876.

Associated With

He coached the future U.S. Senator Bob Dole when he was on the basketball team at Kansas.