Gerry Gimelstob

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Gerry Gimelstob
Sport(s) Basketball
Current position
Record 58-55
Biographical details
Born (1951-03-03)March 3, 1951
Newark, New Jersey
Died March 18, 2017(2017-03-18) (aged 66)
Playing career
1970–1972 Rhode Island
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
?–1981 Indiana (asst.)
1981–1995 George Washington

Gerry Gimelstob (March 3, 1951 – March 18, 2017) was an American basketball head coach at the George Washington University from 1981 to 1985. Gimelstob came to GW from Indiana University, where he was an assistant under Bob Knight.

In his four seasons with the Colonials, Gimelstob compiled a 55-58 overall record, and coached NBA draftee Mike Brown. His best season was 83-84, when the Colonials were 17-12. He was succeeded by John Kuester.

Gimelstob was an alumnus of the University of Rhode Island.

Gimelstob died of leukemia on March 18, 2017.[1]


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