Frank Vogel is an American professional basketball coach who is the head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association. He has also been the head coach for the Indiana Pacers and Orlando Magic.
Vogel grew up in Wildwood Crest, New Jersey. During his eighth grade year, he was featured in an episode of Late Night with David Letterman during the Stupid Human Tricks segment, in which he spun a basketball on a toothbrush while brushing his teeth.
On December 10, 1990, Vogel’s childhood home caught fire, and everything in the house was destroyed. Vogel, who was 17 years old at the time, and his mother—the only two people in the house at the time—escaped out of a window. Vogel graduated from Wildwood High School in 1991. At Juniata College in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, Vogel was a starter for the Division III basketball team.
How Many Years Did Frank Vogel Play In The NBA?
Frank Vogel played college basketball for four (4) years for Juniata College in Pennsylvania and the University of Kentucky respectively.
Frank Vogel Age
Frank Vogel was born on June 21, 1973, thus, he is aged 48.
Frank Vogel Contract
On August 6, 2021, the Lakers announced that they had agreed to a contract extension with Vogel. According to Oram and Amick, it was only a one-year extension that will take him through the 2022-23 season. Vogel has been head coach of the Lakers since the 2019-20 season.
Frank Vogel Salary
As a yard-stick, his final contract at the Orlando Magic, penned in 2016 was a four-year $22 million salary deal.