Don Lippi

File Photo -- California Coaches Association Hall of Famer Don Lippi announced his retirement from coaching after more than 45 years in the profession. (Pictured: Lippi instructs his SJND players during the 2016 CIF Div. V title game.

Legendary Pilots Coach Retires

Mar 28,2023

Long-time St. Joseph Notre Dame (SJND) head basketball coach Don Lippi announced he is stepping away from his role as the leader of the men’s basketball program. Lippi’s retirement was announced in an article on the SJND website.

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SJND Coach -- Don Lippi (center) with family members and former players at his retirement ceremony on June 17 at Kelly Gymnasium.

Pilots Celebrate Lippi

Jun 30,2023

Nearly 200 guests gathered to honor former St. Joseph Notre Dame Coach Don Lippi with testimonials, remembrances, hugs, and even some tears as “Coach” wrapped up his 50 years of Bay Area high school and college basketball coaching.

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