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Barry Jacobs On Birthday Boys

Sidney Lowe at N.C. State and Maryland's Gary Williams are the only ACC men's head coaches who also played varsity basketball in the league. Both celebrate birthdays during the regular season.

Lowe turned 47 on Jan. 21. He is the same age as Virginia's Dave Leitao, who played at Northeastern.

The average age of ACC men's coaches entering this season was 53.

Maryland's Williams was oldest at 62; his birthday is March 4. Virginia Tech's Seth Greenberg and Wake Forest's Dino Gaudio also were born in March. Three coaches were also born in May.

Miami's Frank Haith is the baby of the group, having turned 42 on the eve of the 2007-08 season. He is 20 years younger than Gary Williams.

No current coaches were born in April, July, September, October, or December.

(Age At Start of 2007-08 Season)

Coach, School Date of Birth Age
Dino Gaudio, Wake Forest March 30, 1957 50
Seth Greenberg, Virginia Tech March 18, 1956 51
Frank Haith, Miami November 3, 1965 42
Leonard Hamilton, Florida State August 8, 1948 59
Paul Hewitt, Georgia Tech May 5, 1963 44
Mike Krzyzewski, Duke February 13, 1947 60
Dave Leitao, Virginia May 18, 1960 47
Sidney Lowe, N.C. State January 21, 1960 47
Oliver Purnell, Clemson May 19, 1953 54
Al Skinner, Boston College June 16, 1952 55
Gary Williams, Maryland March 4, 1945 62
Roy Williams, North Carolina August 1, 1950 57