Earlier, he has been associated as the coach for various teams including the Atlanta Hawks, Cleveland Cavaliers, and Memphis Grizzlies of the NBA. He was the head coach of the basketball team of Ukraine and also the lead analyst for NBC network.
Early LifeMike Fratello was born as Michael Robert "Mike" Fratello on 24th February, 1947 at North Haledon, New Jersey in the United States of America. He is an American by nationality and by ethnicity, he is of Italian descent. Fratello got his high school education from Hackensack high school and then he went to Montclair State College on a football scholarship. He was the captain of the baseball, football and field hockey teams during his high school days.
After his graduation, Fratello worked at Hackensack high school as coach of basketball and football teams. Then he went as a graduate assistant assigned to Tom Carmody at University of Rhode Island. He also became a college basketball assistant under Lou Campanelli at James Madison University. Then he worked at Villanova under Rollie Massimino. Finally, he joined the NBA as an assistant coach to Hubie Tenure at Atlanta Hawks in 1983. In the 1985–86 NBA season, Fratello was named as coach of the year.
CareerAfter getting a good start at the Atlanta Hawks, he joined the Cleveland Cavaliers in 1993. He had a record of 248 wins and 212 losses with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Then, he worked as the head coach of Memphis Grizzlies from 2004 to 2006. He has never won NBA championships as a head coach but he is considered to be one of the best basketball minds ever. He also worked as the head coach for the Ukraine National basketball team from 2011- 2014.
Personal Life : Who is Mike Fratello wife?Mike Fratello is known to be a married man but details related to his wife have not been revealed yet. Some sources reveal that Fratello met his wife at the University while he went to teach basketball and she was a student there. The couple has two children, a son named Marc and a daughter named Kristi. Fratello lives a happy life with his wife and family.
Physical features and net worth : How much is Mike Fratello net worth?Standing at 1. 7 meters in height, Mike Fratello is quite short in physical stature. He has light brown colored hair and his eyes are of dark brown color. At the age of seventy years, Fratello is still energetic and healthy.
Some internet sites reveal that Mike Fratello receives an annual salary of around $ 300,000 while his net worth is estimated to be around $ 10 million.