Olson, Robert Luther
1934 - Born on September 22nd in Mayville, North Dakota.
1953 - Married to Roberta "Bobbi" Russell on November 27th.
1972 - Long Beach State Men's Basketball Head Coach.
1973 - Head basketball coach for Long Beach State University.
1974 - Iowa Men's Head Basketball Coach.
1983 - Arizona Men's Head Basketball Coach.
2001 - Recipient of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame's Clair Bee Coach of the Year Award (which honors the active Division I basketball coach who has made the most significant positive contributions to his sport during the preceding year).
- He lost his wife of 47 years, Bobbi, to ovarian cancer on New Year's Day.
2002 - Enshrined into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
2003 - Married to Christine Toretti on April 12th.
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