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February 7, 1978 |
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|North Carolina A&T (asst.)
West Forsyth HS (asst.)
Wake Forest (asst.)
Tim Fuller (born February 7, 1978) is the former associate head basketball coach at the University of Missouri. He has worked as an assistant coach under Ernie Nestor, Skip Prosser, Ed Cooley, Rick Pitino, Frank Haith and Kim Anderson.
Fuller attended Woodbridge Senior High School. He graduated in 2000 with a bachelor's degree in communications from Wake Forest University, where he played on the men's basketball team.
In 2010, while working at a basketball camp in China, Fuller was offered and accepted an assistant coach position for the University of Louisville men's college basketball.
In April 2012, Fuller was named associate coach of the University of Missouri men's basketball program.
He was named one of college basketball's Top 10 assistant coaches under the age of 40 by ESPN.com in May 2012.
He also worked as a Nike pro sports representative.
With Missouri Basketball coach Frank Haith suspended for the start of the 2013-14 basketball season Missouri's associate head coach Tim Fuller got a chance to be the head coach for the first five games. In his first game filling in he coached the Tigers to an 89-53 victory over Southeastern Louisiana starting the season 1-0. He would go on to coach the team to four more victories defeating Southern Illinois (72-59), Hawai'i (92-80), Gardner-Webb (72-63), and IUPUI (78-64) finishing the five games of Haith's suspension 5-0.
Head coaching record
|Missouri Tigers (Southeastern Conference) (2013–2013)|
|Missouri:||5–0 (1.000)||0–0 (–)|
National champion Postseason invitational champion
(*) Interim Head coach
- USA Today, "Louisville hires Tim Fuller as assistant coach," June 28, 2010
- Columbia Tribune, "Tim Fuller named MU's associate head basketball coach," April 15, 2012
- ESPN.com, "Top 10 Thursday: Assistants 40 and under," May 10, 2012
- Men's Journal Magazine "Basketball's Unlikely Guru," By Ivan Solotaroff, November 16, 2009