Ed Badger (born November 5, 1932) is a former college and professional basketball coach.
He coached the Chicago Bulls for two seasons, from 1976 to 1978. Prior to coaching the Bulls, he was, for a number of years, a successful head basketball coach at Wright College, a City college on Chicago's Northwest side. He later would coach the University of Cincinnati Bearcats' men's basketball team from 1978 to 1983.
He won an NBA championship as an assistant to K.C. Jones on the 1985-1986 Boston Celtics, considered by many to be one of the greatest NBA teams of all time.