Public Figure Profiles

Norm Ellenberger

Norman Dale Ellenberger (August 2, 1932 – November 15, 2015) was an American football, basketball, and baseball player and coach. He was head coach of the University of New Mexico Lobo basketball team from 1972 to 1979, winning Western Athletic Conference championships in 1974 and 1978 and compiling an overall record of 134–62 (.684). His former players included future National Basketball Association (NBA) defensive stand-out Michael Cooper, who helped lead the 1977–78 team that was ranked as high as No. 5 nationally. Ellenberger was dismissed as Lobo head coach due to a recruiting scandal known as "Lobogate".

Ellenberger later became lead assistant coach under Don Haskins at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) from 1986 to 1990 and under Bobby Knight at Indiana University from 1990 to 2000. He served as an assistant for the Chicago Bulls of the NBA from 2000 to 2003 and then coached boys' and girls' high school basketball in Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. He was an assistant for the New York Liberty of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) during the 2012–13 season before returning to high school coaching in Michigan.

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Some of their strengths

Norm Ellenberger has many admirable traits.

Based on spiritual traditions from around the world, they are someone who can be described as Extroverted, Confident, Energetic, Passionate, Imaginative, Emotional, and Compassionate.

Bold and Confident

According to Mysticism’s Astrology tradition, Norm Ellenberger is someone who is a bold, confident, energetic, and optimistic person, who is able to combine personal warmth and charisma with intelligence. A person who is charismatic and resourceful.

Adaptable and Versatile

Based on Daoism’s Ba-Zi or ‘Chinese Zodiac’ tradition, people who know Norm Ellenberger well know them as someone who can be adaptable, flexible, and polite, like a flower or a sapling.

Imaginative and Sentimental

According to Hinduism’s Jyotisha or ‘Vedic Astrology’ tradition, many would also describe Norm Ellenberger as someone who is imaginative, sentimental, and in touch with emotions.

A person who has extremely good memory and analytical skills, likes to make sure that everyone gets along, enjoys all kinds of situations and people, has a talent for travel and languages, and who makes lifelong friends.

Vigorous and Friendly

Based on the Mayan Tzolk’in or ‘Mayan Astrology’ tradition, Norm Ellenberger is someone who has a vigor and energy that applies itself to all life's activities and endeavors, and a knack for forming family-like structures, groups, and communities.

They are also someone who is creative, expressive, and insightful, and who has a pioneering spirit with self-determination and natural artistic expression.

Creative and Leadership-oriented

According to Judaism’s Kabbalah tradition, Norm Ellenberger tends to be someone who is a natural leader, with determination, motivational powers, and who takes obligations seriously. Who has charisma, a sense of humor, and who tends to attract attention.

Some of Norm Ellenberger's challenges

While Norm Ellenberger has many strengths, nobody is perfect. They also have some challenging traits they need to manage.

For example, Norm Ellenberger can be Arrogant, Sensitive, Status-seeking, Irritable, Moody, Selfish, and Non-confrontational.

Arrogant and Status-seeking

One of Norm Ellenberger's key challenges is that they are someone who can come across as arrogant and status-seeking.

Norm Ellenberger must also exercise caution as they can have difficulty dealing with responsibility, authority, or criticism.

Irritable and Moody

Norm Ellenberger is someone who can be irritable and moody, have a tendency to experience self-doubt, be too secretive, can take too many risks, and who can have an extreme approach to managing personal finances.

Domineering and Stubborn

Finally, Norm Ellenberger also can be too rebellious, not respond to criticism well, and be too emotional and extreme about things.

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