Name: Henry Iba
DOB: 8/6/1904
Birthplace: Easton, Miss.
Hometown: Easton, Miss.
High School: Easton High School (Easton, Miss.)
College: Westminster College
Olympic Experience
  • Three-time Olympic coach (1964, 1968, 1972)
  • Tokyo 1964, gold (basketball)
  • Mexico City 1972, gold (basketball)
  • Munich 1972, silver (basketball)
Personal: Began his coaching career at age 22 at the high school level...Coached four years at Maryville Teachers College and one year at the University of Colorado...Pioneer of the slowdown style of basketball prior to the inclusion of the shot clock, often holding the score of a game below 50 points per team...Won two national championships as the head coach at Oklahoma State University, compiling a 767-338 college coaching record...Head coach of three successive Olympic men’s basketball teams...Named the honorary coach of the 1984 U.S. Olympic Men’s Basketball Team by head coach Bob Knight and was lifted by the team’s players to their shoulders as part of the team’s gold-medal celebration.