Gregg Charles Popovich is an American basketball coach who is currently the head coach of the National Basketball Association's San Antonio Spurs.
Taking over as coach of the Spurs in 1996, Popovich is the longest tenured active coach in both the NBA and all US major sports leagues.
He is often referred to as "Coach Pop" or simply "Pop".
He holds the record for most consecutive winning seasons in NBA history at 17.
Popovich has won five NBA championships as the head coach of the Spurs.
Along with Phil Jackson, Red Auerbach, Pat Riley, and John Kundla, he is one of only five coaches in NBA history to win five or more NBA championships.
He is also one of 9 coaches in NBA history to have won 1,000 NBA games.