Bill Klucas

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Bill Klucas
Biographical details
Born(1941-07-08)July 8, 1941
Vermillion, Ohio
DiedApril 22, 2014(2014-04-22) (aged 72)
Brownsville, Minnesota
Playing career
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
?–?Ashland (asst.)
?–?Ohio State (asst.)
1971–1973Minnesota (asst.)
1975–1976Hartford Downtowners
1977–1978Anchorage Northern Knights
1978–1979Montana Sky
1979–1981Anchorage Northern Knights
1981–1983Billings Volcanos
1983–1985Wisconsin Flyers
1985–1986Wyoming Wildcatters
1986–1988Wisconsin/Rochester Flyers
1990Columbus Horizon
1991–1992Saskatoon Slam
1993–1994Yakima Sun Kings
1996–1998Winnipeg Cyclone
1998–1999Rochester Skeeters
1999–2000La Crosse Bobcats (asst.)
2000–2001La Crosse Bobcats
Accomplishments and honors
CBA champion (1980)

William Arthur Klucas (July 8, 1941 – April 22, 2014) was an American college and professional basketball coach. Klucas coached over 500 games in the Continental Basketball Association, coached professionally in Canada and Brazil, and was an assistant college coach at Ashland University, Ohio State University and the University of Minnesota. He was also head coach for the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee for two seasons.[1][2] Klucas' Anchorage Northern Knights won the CBA championship in 1980.[3]


  1. ^ "Basketball coach Klucas passes at age 72". April 24, 2014. Retrieved May 10, 2014.
  2. ^ Papanek, John (February 27, 1978). "North For Sure But Also East". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved May 10, 2014.
  3. ^ 1986-87 Continental Basketball Association Official Guide and Register, page 118