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Full Name Kurt Budke
Date of Birth June 3, 1961
Date of Death November 17, 2011, Perryville, AR
Birthplace Salina
Birth City Kansas
Country United States
Horoscope Gemini

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Kurt Budke Biography

Kurt Budke is one of the most popular and richest Basketball Coach who was born on June 3, 1961 in Salina, Kansas, United States.

Kurt John Budke (June 3, 1961 – November 17, 2011) was an American college basketball coach. Budke was inducted into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame in 2015. His final coaching job was as the head coach for the Oklahoma State Cowgirls basketball women’s team from 2005 until his death in an aviation accident.

He was also a two time NJCAA coach of the year (1995, 1998). He was also the youngest coach ever to be inducted into the NJCAA Hall of Fame. From 2002 to 2005, he coached at Louisiana Tech, where he compiled an 80-16 record, highlighted by three consecutive NCAA tournament appearances. His first Louisiana Tech team finished 31-3, and ended the season with a national ranking of 6th. The Lady Techsters reeled off 29 consecutive victories, which is the fourth longest streak in the school’s storied history. He was named the WAC coach of the year for his efforts.

Prior to being named the women’s basketball head coach of Oklahoma State in 2005, Budke had previously coached at Allen County Community College, Trinity Valley Community College, and Louisiana Tech. His teams reached 20 wins in each of his years, and had double digit losses in only one of his years, prior to his first year at Oklahoma State. At the junior college level, his record stands at 273-31 (.898), which is the highest winning percentage in NJCAA.

NameKurt Budke
First NameKurt
Last NameBudke
OccupationBasketball Coach
BirthdayJune 3
Birth Year1961
Place of BirthSalina
Home TownKansas
Birth CountryUnited States
Birth SignGemini
Full/Birth Name
FatherNot Available
MotherNot Available
SiblingsNot Available
SpouseShelley Budke
Children(s)Alex Budke, Brett Budke, Sara Budke

Ethnicity, religion & political views

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Budke was killed in an airplane accident on November 17, 2011, when the Piper PA-28 Cherokee light aircraft he was traveling in for a recruiting trip crashed near Perryville, Arkansas, killing all four on board.

Kurt Budke Net Worth

Kurt Budke is one of the richest Basketball Coach from United States. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Kurt Budke's net worth $3-5 Million.* (Last Update: February 3, 2024)

Net Worth (2024)$5 Million*
Net Worth in 2023$3 Million*
SalaryUnder Review
Source of IncomeBasketball Coach
CarsNot Available
HouseLiving in own house.
N.B: * means unconfirmed

Kurt Budke's Height & Physical Stats

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Body MeasurementsUnder Review
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In his five years as Oklahoma State’s women’s basketball head coach, his teams went 99-68, and made three NCAA tournament appearances, highlighted by a Sweet 16 run in the 2008 NCAA Women’s Division I Basketball Tournament.

Who is Kurt Budke Dating?

According to our records, Kurt Budke married to Shelley Budke. As of February 1, 2024, Kurt Budke’s is not dating anyone.

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Facts & Trivia

Kurt Ranked on the list of most popular Basketball Coach. Also ranked in the elit list of famous people born in United States. Kurt Budke celebrates birthday on June 3 of every year.

Key Events

  1. Kurt John Budke (June 3, 1961 – November 17, 2011) was an American college basketball coach..

  2. He was also a two time NJCAA coach of the year (1995, 1998)..

  3. From 2002 to 2005, he coached at Louisiana Tech, where he compiled an 80–16 record, highlighted by three consecutive NCAA tournament appearances..

  4. His final coaching job was as the head coach for the Oklahoma State Cowgirls basketball women's team from 2005 until his death in an aviation accident. .

  5. Prior to being named the women's basketball head coach of Oklahoma State in 2005, Budke had previously coached at Allen County Community College, Trinity Valley Community College, and Louisiana Tech..

  6. In his five years as Oklahoma State's women's basketball head coach, his teams went 99–68, and made three NCAA tournament appearances, highlighted by a Sweet 16 run in the 2008 NCAA Women's Division I Basketball Tournament. .

  7. Budke was killed in an airplane accident on November 17, 2011, when the Piper PA-28 Cherokee light aircraft he was traveling in for a recruiting trip crashed near Perryville, Arkansas, killing all four on board..

  8. Budke was inducted into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame in 2015..