Jim Calhoun: Born to Lead

Jim Calhoun: Born to Lead

During a career that spanned 40 years as head coach at the University of Connecticut, legendary basketball coach, Jim Calhoun won 873 games and three national championships which puts him in a league with the people like UNC Tar Heels coach Dean Smith and UCLA coaching great, John Wooden. In Jim Calhoun: Born to Lead, producer, Lauren Cragg and director, Chris Martens trace his life from a humble upbringing to basketball greatness in this first ever documentary on Calhoun. Profane, combative and often polarizing but also compassionate, Calhoun (currently head coach at University of St. Joseph) is known for driving his players to exceed even their own expectations. 30 interviewees including Duke head coach, Mike Krzyzewski , former UConn head coach, Ollie Davis, former players like Ray Allen and Richard Hamilton and journalists, Jeff Jacobs and Dom Amore give us an inside look into this uniquely enigmatic and complicated man.

Jim Calhoun: Born to Lead

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  • Jim Calhoun: Born to Lead

    During a career that spanned 40 years as head coach at the University of Connecticut, legendary basketball coach, Jim Calhoun won 873 games and three national championships which puts him in a league with the people like UNC Tar Heels coach Dean Smith and UCLA coaching great, John Wooden. In Ji...