Biography

Jeff Hornacek

Jeff Hornacek

On May 3, 1963, Jeffrey John Hornacek was born in Elmhurst, Illinois. An ex-basketball player for the United States, he. In the NBA, Jeff Hornacek played a total of 16 seasons. At Lowa State, he participated in college basketball. His jersey number matches his lucky number of 14, which is 14. In 2000, he gave from playing basketball to spending more time with his family. Abby Hornacek, a well-known journalist for FoxNews, is his daughter.

personal information

Born May 3, 1963 (age 56 )
Nationality American
height 6 ft 3 in
weight 190 lb (86 kg)
Playing career 1986–2000

Education

High school Lyons township
College Lowa state
Position shooting guard/point guard
Number 14
Coaching career 2011-present

Career history

1986-1992 Phoenix suns
1992-1994 Philadelphia 76ers
1994-2000 Utah Jazz

As coach

2011-2013 Utah Jazz
2013-2016 Phoenix Suns
2016-2018 New York Knicks

Career NBA statistics

Points 15,659 (14.5 PPG)
Rebounds 3,646 (3.4 RPG)
Assists 5,281 (4.9 APG)

Career highlights

  • NBA all-star(1992)
  • NBA Three-point shootout champion(1998-2000)
  • No.14 retired by Utah Jazz
  • First-team All-Big eight(1986)
  • No.14 retired by Iowa state cyclones

Aaron Nelson, an athletic trainer with the Phoenix Suns, is married to Jeff Hornacek. Nelson was suggested by Hornacek as a helper for him. John Hornacek, Jeff Hornacek’s father, was a baseball and basketball coach at St. Joseph High School in Westchester, Illinois. Stacy and Hornacek were wed on June 7, 1986.

Three children, Ryan (1989), Tyler (1990), and Abby, were born to Jeff and Stacy (1994). In 2016, Abby started working as a digital host for the 120 Sports network. He finished elementary school at North Riverside, Illinois, followed by a middle school in Gurrie and high school at Lyons Township in La Grange, Cook County. After guiding the Suns to a 10-3 record in December 2013, Hornacek received his first coaching distinction when he was named NBA Coach of the Month.

In addition, Hornacek became the first coach to earn both awards with the same team and the third former NBA player (after Larry Bird and Larry Drew) to win both Player of the Month and Coach of the Month honors. After serving as the Phoenix Suns’ head coach for two and a half seasons, Hornacek was fired on February 1, 2016. The Next York Knicks formally introduced Hornacek as their new head coach on June 2, 2016. Jeff Hornacek has an $8 million net worth.

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