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Head Coach of the Dallas Mavericks; Former Professional Basketball Player

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Rick Carlisle enters his sixth season as the head coach of the Dallas Mavericks. In 11 seasons as a head coach, Carlisle holds an all-time record of 520-366 (.587), including a mark of 239-155 (.607) with the Mavericks. Carlisle recorded his 500th career win against Portland on Feb. 6, 2013, becoming the 28th coach in NBA history to reach the milestone.

Carlisle led his team to the playoffs nine times in his first 10 seasons as a head coach. He guided the Mavericks to their first-ever world championship in 2011, becoming one of only 11 individuals to win an NBA championship as both a player and as a head coach (he won a title as a player with Boston in 1986).

Carlisle became the ninth coach in franchise history on May 9, 2008. He joined the Mavericks after spending six seasons, with Detroit and Indiana, as a head coach. During the 2007-08 season, Carlisle served as an ESPN studio analyst. Carlisle began his head coaching career with Detroit in 2001-02. During his two-season tenure, the Pistons won 61 percent of their games (100-64) to go with two Central Division championships and one trip to the Eastern Conference Finals. Following his first season as head coach in 2002, Carlisle earned the NBA’s Coach of the Year award.

Carlisle joined Indiana as head coach on Sept. 2, 2003. In his first season, Carlisle led the Pacers to the NBA’s best record (61-21), the most victories in franchise history, the best winning percentage in franchise history (.744) and a Central Division championship. He also led the Pacers to the 2004 Eastern Conference Finals where they eventually lost to the Pistons. Carlisle, including his previous two seasons with Detroit, became the first coach since Pat Riley to win 50 games and division championships in each of his first three seasons as head coach.

The following season, the Pacers roster was overrun by injuries (Jermaine O’Neal and Jamaal Tinsley) and suspensions (due to the Nov. 19, 2004 brawl between Indiana and Detroit at the Palace of Auburn Hills). Despite losing over 200 man games that season, Carlisle rallied the Pacers to the NBA Playoffs. As the sixth seed, they defeated the Atlantic Division Champion Boston Celtics in the first round, before bowing out to eventual Eastern Conference Champion Detroit in the conference semifinals.

Overall, Carlisle earned a 181-147 (.552) regular season record in Indiana and led the team to three consecutive postseason appearances before stepping down following the 2006-07 campaign.

Carlisle began his coaching career in 1989 as an assistant with the New Jersey Nets. In five seasons with the Nets, he had the opportunity to work under Hall of Fame coaching legends Bill Fitch and Chuck Daly. Carlisle then moved on to Portland, where he spent three seasons as an assistant under P.J. Carlesimo before joining former teammate Larry Bird’s staff in Indiana during the summer of 1997.

In 1984, Carlisle began his NBA career as the only rookie to make the Boston Celtics roster. He played three seasons in Boston and enjoyed his best year as a pro when he averaged 9.9 minutes in 77 games for the 1986 World Champions. He then played one year with the New York Knicks under Head Coach Rick Pitino before moving on to New Jersey, where he played briefly for Fitch before being offered an assistant coaching position with the franchise.

Collegiately, Carlisle played two years at the University of Maine before transferring to the University of Virginia, where he was co-captain of the Cavaliers’ 1984 Final Four team.

A native of Ogdensburg, N.Y., he graduated in 1984 with a B.A. in psychology from Virginia.

Carlisle, and his wife, Donna, have a daughter, Abby. Carlisle enjoys golf, piano and spending time with his family, which includes two dogs, Moe Norman and Zoe.

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Head Coach of the Dallas Mavericks; Former Professional Basketball Player

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Rick Carlisle Biography

Rick Carlisle enters his sixth season as the head coach of the Dallas Mavericks. In 11 seasons as a head coach, Carlisle holds an all-time record of 520-366 (.587), including a mark of 239-155 (.607) with the Mavericks. Carlisle recorded his 500th career win against Portland on Feb. 6, 2013, becoming the 28th coach in NBA history to reach the milestone.

Carlisle led his team to the playoffs nine times in his first 10 seasons as a head coach. He guided the Mavericks to their first-ever world championship in 2011, becoming one of only 11 individuals to win an NBA championship as both a player and as a head coach (he won a title as a player with Boston in 1986).

Carlisle became the ninth coach in franchise history on May 9, 2008. He joined the Mavericks after spending six seasons, with Detroit and Indiana, as a head coach. During the 2007-08 season, Carlisle served as an ESPN studio analyst. Carlisle began his head coaching career with Detroit in 2001-02. During his two-season tenure, the Pistons won 61 percent of their games (100-64) to go with two Central Division championships and one trip to the Eastern Conference Finals. Following his first season as head coach in 2002, Carlisle earned the NBA’s Coach of the Year award.

Carlisle joined Indiana as head coach on Sept. 2, 2003. In his first season, Carlisle led the Pacers to the NBA’s best record (61-21), the most victories in franchise history, the best winning percentage in franchise history (.744) and a Central Division championship. He also led the Pacers to the 2004 Eastern Conference Finals where they eventually lost to the Pistons. Carlisle, including his previous two seasons with Detroit, became the first coach since Pat Riley to win 50 games and division championships in each of his first three seasons as head coach.

The following season, the Pacers roster was overrun by injuries (Jermaine O’Neal and Jamaal Tinsley) and suspensions (due to the Nov. 19, 2004 brawl between Indiana and Detroit at the Palace of Auburn Hills). Despite losing over 200 man games that season, Carlisle rallied the Pacers to the NBA Playoffs. As the sixth seed, they defeated the Atlantic Division Champion Boston Celtics in the first round, before bowing out to eventual Eastern Conference Champion Detroit in the conference semifinals.

Overall, Carlisle earned a 181-147 (.552) regular season record in Indiana and led the team to three consecutive postseason appearances before stepping down following the 2006-07 campaign.

Carlisle began his coaching career in 1989 as an assistant with the New Jersey Nets. In five seasons with the Nets, he had the opportunity to work under Hall of Fame coaching legends Bill Fitch and Chuck Daly. Carlisle then moved on to Portland, where he spent three seasons as an assistant under P.J. Carlesimo before joining former teammate Larry Bird’s staff in Indiana during the summer of 1997.

In 1984, Carlisle began his NBA career as the only rookie to make the Boston Celtics roster. He played three seasons in Boston and enjoyed his best year as a pro when he averaged 9.9 minutes in 77 games for the 1986 World Champions. He then played one year with the New York Knicks under Head Coach Rick Pitino before moving on to New Jersey, where he played briefly for Fitch before being offered an assistant coaching position with the franchise.

Collegiately, Carlisle played two years at the University of Maine before transferring to the University of Virginia, where he was co-captain of the Cavaliers’ 1984 Final Four team.

A native of Ogdensburg, N.Y., he graduated in 1984 with a B.A. in psychology from Virginia.

Carlisle, and his wife, Donna, have a daughter, Abby. Carlisle enjoys golf, piano and spending time with his family, which includes two dogs, Moe Norman and Zoe.

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  • How to book Rick Carlisle?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Rick Carlisle for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Rick Carlisle, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Rick Carlisle or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Rick Carlisle?

    Booking fees for Rick Carlisle, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Rick Carlisle, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Rick Carlisle?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Rick Carlisle for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Rick Carlisle for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Rick Carlisle or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Rick Carlisle or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

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