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In 2023, Jonathan McCaffery was involved in a crash that led to the death of a pedestrian. He was found guilty and given a fine, while his license was suspended for 180 days. It was during this time and, thanks to the event, that people learned of Jonathan McCaffery.

Notably, Jonathan is the son of Francis McCaffery, an American basketball coach. Jonathan has kept most details about himself private and this post will focus on revealing what we know about Jonathan McCaffery while also focusing on his father to understand his biography and career. Let’s begin!

Biography of Jonathan McCaffery

Unfortunately, Jonathan has opted for a private life and the information we seek about him is unavailable. Take the instance of his early life, he hasn’t shared it with the public and even knowing his birth date and place, is challenging.

In fact, we don’t have any information about Jonathan’s educational, personal life, or career. It’s only because he is the son of Francis McCaffery that we are talking about Jonathan McCaffery.

Biography of Jonathan’s Father

Francis John McCaffery is the father of Jonathan McCaffery. He was born on May 23, 1959, and his recognition is because he is an American college basketball coach. At the moment, he is the coach for the men’s team at the University of Lowa.

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Francis McCaffery was born on May 23, 1959. His birth place is Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. He married Margaret McCaffery in 1997 and the couple has four children; Connor, Patrick, Jonathan, and Marit McCaffery. Francis McCaffery’s parents are Shirley and Jack McCaffery.

Francis McCaffery’s Career

Over the period that Francis McCaffery has been the basket ball coach, he has managed to achieve different career milestones. For instance, he has worked with a team from the Division 1 categories to move it to postseason tournaments.

Besides, he has also worked with Lowa Hawkeys and managed to reach finals during the 2013 National Invitation Tournament.

Francis has also worked as the head coach for Lehigh University and Siena. His passion for coaching is thanks to his time playing college basketball. He played in one season for Wake forest and, during his peak days, he would comfortably enjoy the reputation that comes with being a stat. It was in the same period that he got nicknamed “White Magic.”

Francis McCaffery’s Siblings and Family

Jonathan McCaffery’s father has one sibling. He has a brother named Jack McCaffery, and he is in the sports industry as a sports columnist for Delaware County. Before that, he was in other careers, including  journalism.

Francis’ wife is also into sports. She is a former women’s basketball player. She is from Saint Paul, Minnesota, and her active years in college saw her gain a reputation as a basketball player. Francis and his wife are parents to four kids and are doing a lovable job raising the children and giving them the best role model example and traits.

Net Worth

As a basketball coach, Franc McCaffery makes an annual salary of $3.5 million. However, not all years and the same, and his net worth as of 2024 is estimated at $5 million.