Jerry Sloan, the longest-tenured coach in professional sports, stepped down Thursday from the Utah Jazz. Sloan had led the Jazz since 1988, when Frank Layden resigned and handed the duties to his then assistant. Here are some memorable moments from Sloan's coaching career. Read our coverage of Jerry Sloan resigning here.
Named Jazz head coach after Frank Layden resigned
Earns 500th Jazz victory on Christmas day as Utah edges Houston 107-103
In this photo, he celebrates an earlier victory over the Rockets.
Became longest-tenured coach in professional sports when Tom Kelly steps down as manager of Minnesota Twins
Moves into third place ahead of Pat Riley on all-time NBA wins list with 1,211th victory as Jazz defeat Minnesota
Wins 1,000th game as Utah Jazz coach when Jazz defeat Oklahoma City 104-97, becoming first coach to win 1,000 games with one franchise
Leads Utah Jazz to its first NBA Finals against the Chicago Bulls
Jazz lose in NBA Finals for second consecutive year to Chicago Bulls
Inducted into Basketball Hall of Fame
Coaches final game against Chicago Bulls