Murray Arnold

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Murray Arnold
Sport(s) Basketball
Current position
Title Head coach
Biographical details
Born (1938-03-04)March 4, 1938
University Park, Maryland
Died November 13, 2012(2012-11-13) (aged 74)
DeLand, Florida
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1957–1960 DeMatha Catholic HS (asst.)
1960–1966 DeLand HS
1966–1968 Longwood Lyman HS
1969–1970 Florida State (grad. asst.)
1970–1978 Birmingham–Southern
1978–1979 Mississippi State (asst.)
1979–1985 Chattanooga
1985–1986 Chicago Bulls (asst.)
1986–1990 Western Kentucky
1991–1992 Perth Wildcats
1993–1995 Okaloosa-Walton CC
1995–2000 Stetson
Accomplishments and honors
National Basketball League (Australia) championship (1991)
National Junior College championship (1995)
Florida Class A State championship (1963)
2x SoCon Coach of the Year (1982, 1983)

Murray Arnold (March 4, 1938 – November 13, 2012) was an American basketball coach, best remembered for his college coaching career at Chattanooga, Western Kentucky and Stetson. He also spent two seasons from 1991 coaching the Perth Wildcats of Australia's National Basketball League. In 1991, he led them to a championship.

Arnold started his coaching career at the high school level in the United States, winning a Class A Florida state championship with DeLand High School in DeLand, Florida. Arnold worked his way up to the college level, where he coached at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Western Kentucky University, and Stetson University. He also coached at the junior college level for one season, winning a NJCAA national championship at Okaloosa-Walton Community College.[1]

Murray Arnold died of cancer on November 13, 2012.[2][3]