Colonial Athletic Association Men's Basketball Coach of the Year

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CAA Men's Basketball Coach of the Year
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Awarded for the most outstanding men's basketball head coach in the Colonial Athletic Association
Country United States
First awarded 1984
Currently held by Monté Ross, Delaware

The Colonial Athletic Association Men's Basketball Coach of the Year is a basketball award given to the most outstanding men's basketball head coach in the Colonial Athletic Association, as chosen by a panel of sports writers and broadcasters. The award was first given following the 1983–84 season, the first year of the conference's existence, to Joe Harrington of George Mason and Dick Tarrant of Richmond. Tarrant and Bruiser Flint of Drexel have won the most awards with four, while four other coaches have won the award twice.

As of 2014, the award has been given 34 times in 31 seasons. Twenty-two different coaches from 12 schools have received the award.

Key[edit]

Awarded one of the following National Coach of the Year awards that year:

Associated Press Coach of the Year (AP)
Adolph Rupp Cup (ARC)
Basketball Times Coach of the Year (BT)
CBS/Chevrolet Coach of the Year (CBS)
Naismith Coach of the Year (N)
NABC Coach of the Year (NABC)
Sporting News Coach of the Year (SN)
U.S. Basketball Writers Association (USBWA)

Coach (X) Denotes the number of times the coach had been awarded the Coach of the Year award at that point
Co-Coaches of the Year
*
Elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as a coach but is no longer active
*^
Active coach who has been elected to the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame (as a coach)
Conf. W–L Conference win–loss record for that season
Conf. St.T Conference standing at year's end (Tdenotes a tie)
Overall W–L Overall win–loss record for that season

Winners[edit]

Oliver Purnell won in 1993 as Old Dominion's coach.
Drexel coach Bruiser Flint has won the award four times, most recently in 2012.
Blaine Taylor was Coach of the Year in 2005 while at Old Dominion.
Season Coach School National Coach of
the Year Awards
Conf.
W–L
Conf.
St.
Overall
W–L
1982–83 Parkhill, BruceBruce Parkhill William & Mary 9–0 1 20–9
1983–84 Harrington, JoeJoe Harrington George Mason 5–5 4T 21–7
1983–84 Tarrant, DickDick Tarrant Richmond 7–3 1 22–10
1984–85 Evans, PaulPaul Evans Navy 11–3 1 26–6
1985–86 Tarrant, DickDick Tarrant (2) Richmond 12–2 2 23–7
1986–87 Thurston, JohnJohn Thurston James Madison 8–6 ? 20–10
1987–88 Tapscott, EdEd Tapscott American ? ? 14–14
1987–88 Barnes, RickRick Barnes George Mason 10–5 2 20–10
1988–89 Tarrant, DickDick Tarrant (3) Richmond 13–1 1 21–10
1989–90 Driesell, LeftyLefty Driesell James Madison 11–3 1 20–11
1990–91 Tarrant, DickDick Tarrant (4) Richmond 10–4 2 22–10
1991–92 Driesell, LeftyLefty Driesell (2) James Madison 12–2 1T 21–11
1992–93 Purnell, OliverOliver Purnell Old Dominion 11–3 1T 21–8
1993–94 Dooley, BillBill Dooley Richmond 8–6 4 14–14
1994–95 Capel II, JeffJeff Capel II Old Dominion 12–2 1 21–12
1995–96 Smith, SonnySonny Smith VCU 14–2 1 24–9
1996–97 Wainwright, JerryJerry Wainwright UNC Wilmington 10–6 1T 16–14
1997–98 Woollum, CharlieCharlie Woollum William & Mary 13–3 1T 20–7
1998–99 Larrañaga, JimJim Larrañaga George Mason 13–3 1 19–11
1999–00 Dillard, ShermanSherman Dillard James Madison 12–4 1T 20–9
2000–01 Wainwright, JerryJerry Wainwright (2) UNC Wilmington 11–5 2T 19–11
2001–02 Flint, BruiserBruiser Flint Drexel 11–7 3T 14–14
2002–03 Brownell, BradBrad Brownell UNC Wilmington 15–3 1 24–7
2003–04 Flint, BruiserBruiser Flint (2) Drexel 13–5 2 18–11
2004–05 Taylor, BlaineBlaine Taylor Old Dominion 15–3 1 28–6
2005–06 Brownell, BradBrad Brownell (2) UNC Wilmington 15–3 1T 25–8
2006–07 Grant, AnthonyAnthony Grant VCU 16–2 1 28–7
2007–08 Shaver, TonyTony Shaver William & Mary 10–8 5 17–16
2008–09 Flint, BruiserBruiser Flint (3) Drexel 10–8 6 15–13
2009–10 Shaver, TonyTony Shaver (2) William & Mary 12–6 3 22–11
2010–11 Larrañaga, JimJim Larrañaga (2) George Mason 16–2 1 27–7
2011–12 Flint, BruiserBruiser Flint (4) Drexel 16–2 1 29–7
2012–13 Skerry, PatPat Skerry Towson 13–5 2T 18–13
2013–14 Ross, MontéMonté Ross Delaware 14–2 1 22–9

Winners by school[edit]

School (year joined) Winners Years
Richmond (1982)[a 1] 5 1984, 1986, 1989, 1991, 1994
Drexel (2001) 4 2002, 2004, 2009, 2012
George Mason (1982)[a 2] 4 1984, 1988, 1999, 2011
James Madison (1982) 4 1987, 1990, 1992, 2000
UNC Wilmington (1985) 4 1997, 2001, 2003, 2006
William & Mary (1982) 4 1983, 1998, 2008, 2010
Old Dominion (1991)[a 3] 3 1993, 1995, 2005
VCU (1995)[a 4] 2 1996, 2007
American (1984)[a 5] 1 1988
Delaware (2001) 1 2014
Navy (1982)[a 6] 1 1985
Towson (2001) 1 2013
Charleston (2013) 0
Georgia State (2005)[a 7] 0
Hofstra (2001) 0
Northeastern (2005) 0

See also[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Richmond left for the Atlantic 10 Conference (A10) in 2001.
  2. ^ George Mason left for the A10 in 2013.
  3. ^ Old Dominion left for Conference USA in 2013.
  4. ^ VCU left for the A10 in 2012.
  5. ^ American left for the Patriot League in 2001.
  6. ^ The United States Naval Academy (Navy) left for the Patriot League in 1991.
  7. ^ Georgia State left for the Sun Belt Conference in 2013.

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