BEDFORD, N.Y.-- Happy Birthday to Chappaqua's Jeff Van Gundy!
Jeff Van Gundy, who lives in Chappaqua, turns 54 Jan. 19.
Jeffrey William "Jeff" Van Gundy, a basketball coach and TV analyst, currently a commentator for ESPN, and previously the head coach of the New York Knicks and Houston Rockets, was born Jan. 19, 1962 in Helmet, Calif.
Van Gundy is the son of a basketball coach, Bill Van Gundy, the former head coach at Brockport State University and Genesee Community College.
As a high school point guard, he was a two-time All Greater Rochester selection in 1979 and 1980, leading Brockport Central to the Class AA finals.
He continued his career at Nazareth College, where he earned All American honors while leading the Golden Flyers to a NCAA Division III Tournament berth in 1984.