American basketball player-coach
According to Wikipedia,
James Thomas Anthony Valvano , nicknamed Jimmy V, was an American college basketball player, coach, and broadcaster. Valvano had a successful coaching career with multiple schools, culminating at North Carolina State University. While the head coach at NC State, his team won the 1983 NCAA Division I men's basketball title against improbable odds. Valvano is remembered for his ecstatic celebration after winning the national championship game against the heavily-favored Houston Cougars.
Jim Valvano is affiliated with the following schools: