Tammy Jessop Biography – Tammy Jessop Wiki
Tammy Jessop is the second wife of Jerry Sloan, former Utah Jazz head coach. Jerry Sloan married Tammy Jessop in 2006, at a private ceremony in Salt Lake City. Jerry Sloan’s first wife, Bobbye Sloan, died on June 18, 2004, after a 6-month battle with pancreatic cancer.
Tammy Jessop Age
Tammy Jessop’s age is unclear. However, Jerry Sloan was born on March 28, 1942, in McLeansboro, Illinois. He died on May 22, 2020, in Salt Lake City, Utah. He was 78 years old.
Tammy Jessop Children
Tammy Jessop has a son from her previous marriage to Merril Jessop.
Jerry Sloan Death
Jerry Sloan died on May 22, 2020, due to complications related to Parkinson’s disease and Lewy body dementia at age 78. The Utah Jazz said in a statement: “Jerry Sloan will always be synonymous with the Utah Jazz. He will forever be a part of the Utah Jazz organization and we join his family, friends and fans in mourning his loss. We are so thankful for what he accomplished here in Utah and the decades of dedication, loyalty and tenacity he brought to our franchise.
“Our Hall of Fame coach for 23 years, Jerry had a tremendous impact on the Jazz franchise as expressed by his banner hanging in the arena rafters. His 1,223 Jazz coaching wins, 20 trips to the NBA Playoffs and two NBA Finals appearances are remarkable achievements. His hard-nosed approach only made him more beloved. Even after his retirement, his presence at Jazz games always brought a roaring response from the crowd.
“Like Stockton and Malone as players, Jerry Sloan epitomized the organization. He will be greatly missed. We extend our heartfelt condolences to his wife, Tammy, the entire Sloan family and all who knew and loved him.”