Brad Calipari joins Kentucky coaching staff

Brad Calipari is joining his father’s staff at Kentucky as the first step in an attempt to break into coaching college basketball.The younger Calipari, a former walk-on player at Kentucky, will serve as a graduate assistant coach, the school announced Thursday. He will be take part in all on-court activities with the Wildcats, including individual workouts and practices, as well as film sessions.”I am extremely excited and honored to begin my coaching career at the University of Kentucky,” Brad Calipari began a series of tweets. “I would like to thank everyone who has supported me along the way, as I continue to chase my ultimate dream of one day becoming a head coach.”