Alvin Brooks

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Alvin Brooks
Alvin Brooks.jpg
Sport(s) Basketball
Current position
Title Associate head coach
Team Houston
Conference The American
Biographical details
Born (1959-08-06) August 6, 1959 (age 58)
Playing career
1977–1978 Sam Houston State
1978–1979 Henderson County JC
1979–1981 Lamar
Position(s) Guard
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1981–1986 Lamar (asst.)
1986–1993 Houston (asst.)
1993–1998 Houston
1999–2001 Texas Tech (asst.)
2001–2003 North Texas (asst.)
2003–2004 UTEP (asst.)
2004–2007 Texas A&M (asst.)
2010–present Houston (assoc. HC)
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
2007–2009 Kentucky (dir. of ops.)
Head coaching record
Overall 54–84 (.391)

Alvin Joseph Brooks Jr. (born August 6, 1959) is a basketball coach and former head coach of the University of Houston's men's team. Prior to heading back to Houston, he most recently served as Director of Basketball Operations for the Kentucky Wildcats. He coached the Houston Cougars from 1993 to 1998. He also served as an assistant coach for the Texas Tech Red Raiders basketball team and was at Texas A&M[1] through the '06-'07 season.

On July 23, 2007, a Lexington, KY media outlet reported that Brooks had been hired as an assistant coach by Billy Gillispie at the Kentucky Wildcats.

His son Alvin Brooks III is also a basketball coach at Baylor University.

Head coaching record[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Houston Cougars (Southwest Conference) (1993–1995)
1993–94 Houston 8–19 5–9 6th
1994–95 Houston 9–19 5–9 6th
1995–96 Houston 17–10 10–3 2nd
Houston Cougars (Conference USA) (1996–1998)
1996–97 Houston 11–16 3–11 4th (White)
1997–98 Houston 9–20 2–14 T–5th (National)
Houston: 54–84 (.391) 25–46 (.352)
Total: 54–84 (.391)

      National champion         Postseason invitational 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


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