Tom Pecora

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Tom Pecora
Sport(s) Basketball
Current position
Title Head coach
Team Fordham
Record 35-85
Biographical details
Born (1958-01-21) January 21, 1958 (age 56)
Queens Village, New York
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1984–1987
1987–1989
1989–1992
1992–1993
1993–1994
1994–2001
2001–2010
2010–present
Long Island Lutheran HS (asst.)
Nassau CC (asst.)
SUNY Farmingdale
UNLV (asst.)
Loyola Marymount (asst.)
Hofstra (asst.)
Hofstra
Fordham
Head coaching record
Overall 189-210


Tom Pecora (born January 21, 1958) is an American college basketball coach and the current head men's basketball coach at Fordham University.[1] Born in Queens Village, New York, he graduated from Adelphi University in 1983. He is the former coach of Hofstra University, where he coached from 2001 to 2010 and his record was 155–126.[1] In 2014 his team got Nemanja Zarkovic and Christian Sengfelder whom Pecola admired.[2] During the same year he announced on hiring new assistant coach which will substitute David Duke who got transferred to Adelphi.[3]

College[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Hofstra (Colonial Athletic Association) (2001–2010)
2001–02 Hofstra 11-19 5-12 9th
2002–03 Hofstra 8-21 6-12 9th
2003–04 Hofstra 14-15 10-8 5th
2004–05 Hofstra 21–9 12-6 4th NIT Opening Round
2005–06 Hofstra 26-7 14-4 3rd NIT Quarterfinals
2006–07 Hofstra 22-10 14-4 3rd NIT First Round
2007–08 Hofstra 12-18 8-10 8th
2008–09 Hofstra 21-11 11-7 5th
2009–10 Hofstra 19-15 10-8 7th
Hofstra: 154-125 (.552) 90-71 (.559)
Fordham (Atlantic 10 Conference) (2010–present)
2010–11 Fordham 7-21 1–15 14th
2011–12 Fordham 10–19 3-13 14th
2012–13 Fordham 7-24 3-13 14th
2013–14 Fordham 10-21 2-14 14th
2014–15 Fordham 3-6 0-0
Fordham: 37-91 (.289) 9-55 (.141)
Total: 191-216 (.469)

      National champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Heyman, Brian (March 25, 2010). "Pecora Faces Tough Task at Fordham". The New York Times. Archived from the original on April 3, 2010. Retrieved October 7, 2010. 
  2. ^ Charles Costello (May 22, 2014). "Fordham Adds Talent at a Crucial Time for the Program". Bleacher Report. Archived from the original on May 23, 2014. Retrieved June 1, 2014. 
  3. ^ Charles Costello (May 15, 2014). "Fordham Close to Naming New Assistant Coach". Bleacher Report. Archived from the original on May 15, 2014. Retrieved June 1, 2014.