Charles Wolf (basketball)

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Charles Wolf
Charlie Wolf.jpg
Personal information
Born (1926-05-07) May 7, 1926 (age 92)
Covington, Kentucky
Career information
High schoolSt. Xavier (Cincinnati, Ohio)
CollegeNotre Dame (1946–1947)
Career history
As coach:
1954–1960Thomas More
19601963Cincinnati Royals
19631964Detroit Pistons

Charles "Charlie" Anthony Wolf (born May 7, 1926)[1] is a former professional basketball coach. He coached two National Basketball Association (NBA) teams: the Cincinnati Royals from 1960 through 1963 and the Detroit Pistons from 1963 through 1964.

While living in Fort Thomas, Kentucky, Wolf graduated from St. Xavier High School in Cincinnati in 1944 and from Xavier University. He coached basketball at Villa Madonna College (now Thomas More University) before becoming an NBA coach.[2][3][4]


  1. ^ Hispanos NBA: Charles Wolf
  2. ^ Sweeney, Michael R. (April 2, 2007). "Region produced a solid crop of college players". The Cincinnati Post. E. W. Scripps Company. p. B3. Retrieved February 14, 2019. Ft. Thomas' Charlie Wolf played at St. Xavier High School (1944) and XU, before becoming the coach at Villa Madonna College and later the Cincinnati Royals.
  3. ^ "Welcome to the St. Xavier Athletic Hall of Fame". St. Xavier High School. Archived from the original on October 28, 2007. Retrieved 2007-02-08.
  4. ^ St. Xavier's 'Wolf Pack': Third generation continues family legacy

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