Jack Heron (basketball)
|Born||July 28, 1926|
January 10, 2012 (aged 85)|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
Sacramento State (Asst.)|
|Head coaching record|
Heron, from Worland, Wyoming, played collegiately for Whitman College and Sacramento State. After coaching at the high school level in Shoshoni, Wyoming and Sacramento, Heron joined Everett Shelton staff at Sacramento State.
Following Shelton's retirement in 1968, Heron was named head coach, where he remained until 1984 (with the exception of the 1978–79 season, which he missed due to illness). Heron amassed a record of 196–258 (.432), making him the school's all time leader in wins.
- "Former longtime basketball coach Jack Heron passes away". Sacramento State athletics. 2012. Retrieved January 15, 2012.
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