Sweet Lou Dunbar
Harlem Globetrotters icon Sweet Lou Dunbar served as both a player and a coach during his legendary career with the team. He currently has a mentoring role as director of player personal, where he is responsible for developing the next generation of talented Globetrotters, and has coached the team for eight seasons. One of the most famous showmen in the history of the team, Sweet Lou won fans from all over the world with his palpable love for the game. He has travelled the equivalent of three times round the planet, entertaining over 10 million people in six continents. Sweet Lou was one of the Globetrotters who visited Rome and appointed Popo John Paul II as an honorary Globetrotter on 29 November 2000. As part of his current role, Sweet Lou recently appeared with the team in recent specials shown on ESPN and on other television shows such as The Celebrity Apprentice. During his playing days, he appeared on popular shows such as ABC’s Wide World of Sports, The Tonight Show, The White Shadow, The Love Boat and The Harlem Globetrotters on Gilligan's Island. He was even immortalised in the cartoon series The Super Globetrotters. In 2007, Sweet Lou became one of the select few to be officially named a “Legend”, a title reserved for those who have been a key contribution to the success and growth of the Globetrotters.