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Bo Ryan

Basketball Coach from United States of America

William Francis "Bo" Ryan, Jr. (born December 20, 1947) is an American college basketball coach and current head coach of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Badgers men's basketball team. Bo Ryan began playing basketball at a very young age. His father, Butch Ryan, coached basketball to under-privileged children in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Butch taught him the skills to be a successful point guard, generally the position of the team leader. With these skills, he became a star basketball player, leading his high school team to a 25–1 record in his senior year. In addition to basketball, Ryan was a high-school quarterback. The center snapping him the ball was Ted Cottrell, who later served as a defensive coach and coordinator for a number of teams in the NFL. Ryan lettered in football, basketball and baseball, and was president of his class. After high school, Ryan starred as a point guard at Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Bo's love for the game drove him to remain involved with the sport, choosing to delve into the coaching profession. Ryan's coaching career began 1972 at Brookhaven Junior High School in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, where for one year he  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1947-12-20
Place of birth
Chester
Nationality
United States of America
Spouse(s)
Kelly Ryan
Profession
Basketball Coach, Coach

Education

Institution From To
Wilkes University

Athlete facts

Sports
Basketball

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