Thursday, October 22, 2015

John Sines

John Alfred Sines


Born:
August 13, 1914 
Flora, IN  

Died:
April 16, 1978
Manatee, FL  


Career
Jefferson High School - Lafayette, IN (High School)
1935-36 Purdue University (College)
1936-37 Purdue University (College)
1937-38 Purdue University (College)
1938-39 Indianapolis Kautskys (NBL)
1939-40 Indianapolis Kautskys (NBL)
1940-41 Indianapolis Kautskys (Independent)
1941-42 Indianapolis Kautskys (NBL)
1943-44 Indianapolis Pure Oils (Independent)
1943-44 Dayton Bombers (Independent)
1950-51 University of Tennessee (College) - Asst Coach
1951-52 University of Tennessee (College) - Asst Coach
1952-53 University of Tennessee (College) - Asst Coach
1952-54 University of Tennessee (College) - Asst Coach
1954-55 University of Tennessee (College) - Asst Coach
1955-56 University of Tennessee (College) - Asst Coach
1956-57 University of Tennessee (College) - Asst Coach
1957-58 University of Tennessee (College) - Asst Coach
1958-59 University of Tennessee (College) - Head Coach
1959-60 University of Tennessee (College) - Head Coach
1960-61 University of Tennessee (College) - Head Coach
1961-62 University of Tennessee (College) - Head Coach
1961-62 University of Tennessee (College) - Head Coach
1963-64 Palmetto High School - Florida (High School) - Head Coach
1964-65 Manatee Community College (College) - Head Coach
1965-66 Manatee Community College (College) - Head Coach
1966-67 Manatee Community College (College) - Head Coach
1967-68 Manatee Community College (College) - Head Coach
1968-69 Manatee Community College (College) - Head Coach
1969-70 Manatee Community College (College) - Head Coach
1970-71 Manatee Community College (College) - Head Coach
1971-72 Manatee Community College (College) - Head Coach
1972-73 Manatee Community College (College) - Head Coach
1973-74 Manatee Community College (College) - Head Coach
1974-75 Manatee Community College (College) - Head Coach
1975-76 Manatee Community College (College) - Head Coach
1976-77 Manatee Community College (College) - Head Coach

Born to Earl (1883-1957) and Luna Bell Sines in Flora, Indiana, Sines was a star basketball player at Jefferson High School in Lafayette, IN, before moving on to Purdue. After college he played semi-pro and pro basketball before a knee injury ended his career. He also served in the Navy during World War 2. Sines moved on to coach at Tennessee, and after a quick stint as a high school coach, he moved over to Manatee Community College where stayed until retiring in 1977. Sines died in 1978 of a brain tumor.
Sines married Virginia (1916-2004) and had three sons; Ted, Tom, and John, who went by "Chip" and was a decent basketball player and coached at Manatee a few years after his father.




Stats:
http://www.basketball-reference.com/nbl/players/s/sinesjo01n.html
http://www.justsportsstats.com/basketballstatsindex.php?player_id=sinesjo01

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