Joe Dooley (basketball)

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Joe Dooley
Sport(s) Basketball
Current position
Title Head coach
Team Florida Gulf Coast
Conference Atlantic Sun
Record 64–39 (.621)
Biographical details
Born (1966-01-29) January 29, 1966 (age 50)
West Orange, New Jersey
Playing career
1984–1988 George Washington
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1988–1991 South Carolina (asst.)
1991–1995 East Carolina (asst.)
1995–1999 East Carolina
1999–2002 New Mexico (asst.)
2002–2003 Wyoming (asst.)
2003–2013 Kansas (asst.)
2013–present Florida Gulf Coast
Head coaching record
Overall 121–89 (.576)
Accomplishments and honors
A-Sun regular season championship (2014)
A-Sun Tournament championship (2016)

Joseph Gerard Dooley III (born January 29, 1966) is the head men's basketball coach at Florida Gulf Coast University.[1] Dooley was an assistant on the Kansas Jayhawks 2007–08 NCAA national championship team.

He previously served as head coach at East Carolina University.

In June 2009, Andy Katz of ESPN reported that Dooley was one of the finalist for the head basketball coaching position at Holy Cross.[2]

Dooley is a 1988 graduate of George Washington University in Washington, D.C., where he completed his bachelor's degree in speech communications. A four-year letter winner in basketball at George Washington, he started his last two seasons and was elected a team captain as a senior. A native of West Orange, New Jersey, Dooley was a prep player at St. Benedicts High School in New Jersey where he scored 1,140 career points. He has a son named Joseph Dooley.

Head coaching record[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
East Carolina (Colonial Athletic Association) (1995–1999)
1995–96 East Carolina 17–11 9–9 T–4th
1996–97 East Carolina 17–10 9–7 T–3rd
1997–98 East Carolina 10–17 5–11 T–7th
1998–99 East Carolina 13–14 7–9 7th
East Carolina: 57–52 (.523) 30–36 (.455)
Florida Gulf Coast (Atlantic Sun Conference) (2013–present)
2013–14 Florida Gulf Coast 22–13 14–4 T–1st NIT 1st Round
2014–15 Florida Gulf Coast 22–11 11–3 2nd CIT 1st Round
2015–16 Florida Gulf Coast 21–14 8–6 T–2nd NCAA 1st Round
2016–17 Florida Gulf Coast 14–5 3–0
Florida Gulf Coast: 79–43 (.648) 36–13 (.735)
Total: 136–95 (.589)

      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


  1. ^ "Florida Gulf Coast hires Joe Dooley". UPI. April 17, 2013. Retrieved 2013-04-17. 
  2. ^ "Holy Cross search includes KU's Dooley". Lawrence Journal-World. The World Company. June 23, 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-23. 

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