|Born||June 9, 1962|
UC San Diego
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|San Diego (asst.)
San Diego (asst.)
Saint Louis (asst.)
|Head coaching record|
|Accomplishments and honors|
WCC Tournament Champion (2010 & 2012)
WCC Coach of the Year (2008 & 2011)
Randy Bennett (born college basketball coach and the current head men's basketball coach at Saint Mary's College of California. Bennett has led the Gaels to a 304-145 record in his 14 years as head coach. Despite the dominance of Gonzaga in the West Coast Conference, Bennett has made Saint Mary's into arguably the top conference team with several 2nd place finishes and three NCAA tournament appearances, culminating in regular season conference championships in 2011 and 2012, as well as WCC tournament championship in 2010 and 2012.June 9, 1962) is an American
Given this success, Bennett has been linked to several coaching jobs in higher profile conferences in recent years, most recently at California, Hawaii, Oregon State, Oregon, and Utah of the Pac-12.
Bennett is currently signed at Saint Mary's through 2021.
Prior to accepting the head coaching position at Saint Mary's, Randy Bennett was the top assistant at Pepperdine and St. Louis under current University of Washington head basketball coach Lorenzo Romar.
Head coaching record
|Saint Mary's (West Coast Conference) (2001–present)|
|2004–05||Saint Mary's||25–9||11–3||2nd||NCAA First Round|
|2007–08||Saint Mary's||25–7||12–2||2nd||NCAA First Round|
|2008–09||Saint Mary's||28–7||10–4||2nd||NIT Quarterfinals|
|2009–10||Saint Mary's||28–6||11–3||2nd||NCAA Sweet Sixteen|
|2010–11||Saint Mary's||25–9||11–3||T–1st||NIT First Round|
|2011–12||Saint Mary's||27–6||14–2||1st||NCAA Second Round|
|2012–13||Saint Mary's||28–7||14–2||2nd||NCAA Second Round|
|2013–14||Saint Mary's||23–12*||11–7||4th||NIT Second Round|
|2014–15||Saint Mary's||21–10||13–5||T–2nd||NIT First Round|
|Saint Mary's:||304–145 (.677)||139–65 (.681)|
National champion Postseason invitational champion
- "The Cal coaching search: Is St. Mary’s Randy Bennett the right fit?".
- Bryant West. "Gaels' Randy Bennett isn't going anywhere".
- "St. Mary's signs coach Randy Bennett for 10 years". The San Francisco Chronicle.
- "Coach For Life".
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