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Date of Birth:
September 22, 1934
Robert Luther "Lute" Olson is the men's basketball head coach at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona. He is one of the UA's highest-paid employees, though a substantial percentage of his salary is supplemented by private interests . The 2006–07 season marks his 24th season with Arizona and 34th season at the Division I college level. Olson is known for player development, and many of his former players have gone on to impressive careers in the NBA after playing under him.
Olson, born of Norwegian-American parentage, is a graduate of Augsburg College in Minneapolis, Minnesota.