List of Georgetown Hoyas men's basketball head coaches

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The following is a list of Georgetown Hoyas men's basketball head coaches. The Hoyas have had 17 coaches in their 108-year, 106-season history. The team is currently coached by John Thompson III.

Tenure Coach Years Record Pct. Notes
1906-1907 no coach 1 2-2 .500 Student manager Lou Murray ran the team
1907-1911 Maurice Joyce 4 32-20 .615
1911-1914 James E. Colliflower 3 32-18 .640 Returned for 1921-1922 season
1914-1921 John O'Reilly 7 65-30 .684 Returned for 1923-1927 seasons
1921-1922 James E. Colliflower 1 11-3 .786 Previously coached 1911-1914
Overall Georgetown record: 4 seasons, 43-20 (.683)
1922-1923 John "Jackie" Maloney 1 8-3 .727
1923-1927 John O'Reilly 4 22-17 .563 Previously coached 1914-1921
Overall Georgetown record: 11 seasons, 87-47 (.619)
1927-1929 Elmer Ripley 2 24-6 .800 Returned for 1938-1943, 1946-1949 seasons
1929-1930 Bill Dudack 1 13-12 .520
1930-1931 John Colrick 1 5-16 .238
1931-1938 Fred Mesmer 7 53-76 .411
1938-1943 Elmer Ripley 5 68–39 .636 Previously coached 1927-1929 seasons
Returned for 1946-1949 seasons
1943-1945 Program suspended for World War II
1945-1946 Ken Engles 1 11-9 .550 The only player-coach in the program '​s history
1946-1949 Elmer Ripley 3 41–37 .526 Previously coached 1927-1929, 1938-1943 seasons
Overall Georgetown record: 10 seasons, 133-82 (.619)
1949-1952 Francis "Buddy" O'Grady 3 35-36 .493
1952-1956 Harry "Buddy" Jeannette 4 49-49 .500
1956-1960 Tom Nolan 4 40-49 .449
1960-1966 Tommy O'Keefe 6 82-60 .578
1966-1972 John "Jack" Magee 6 69-79 .465
1972-1999 John Thompson, Jr. 26 12 596-239 .715 Resigned January 8, 1999,
with 1998-1999 season underway[1]
1999-2004 Craig Esherick 5 12 103-74 .597 Became head coach during 1998-1999 season
after John Thompson, Jr., resigned on January 8, 1999[1]
2004- John Thompson III 10 227-104 .686 Record through end of 2013-2014 season
Totals 17 coaches 106 seasons 1588–978 .619 Totals through end of 2013-2014 season

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