Sam Dixon (basketball)

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Sam Dixon
Sport(s) Basketball, golf
Current position
Title Head coach
Team Nebraska Wesleyan (women's basketball)
Conference IIAC
Record 0–0
Biographical details
Born (1957-07-29) July 29, 1957 (age 59)
Playing career
1975–1979 Wooster (M)
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1984–1985 Kent State (M) (assistant)
1985–1987 Davidson (M) (assistant)
1987–1991 Denison (M)
1991–1995 Northern Illinois (M) (assistant)
1996–1997 New Mexico (M) (assistant)
1997–1998 Northern Illinois (M) (assistant)
1998–1999 Arizona (assistant)
1999–2001 Clemson (W) (assistant)
2002–2010 Furman (W)
2010–2012 Akron (W) (assistant)
2012–2017 Northwestern (W) (assistant)
2017–present Nebraska Wesleyan (W)
1988–1991 Denison (M)
Head coaching record
Overall 39–66 (men's basketball)
102–136 (women's basketball)

Sam Dixon (born July 29, 1957) is an American basketball coach. He is the ead women's basketball coach at Nebraska Wesleyan University. Dixon served as the head women's basketball coach at Furman University from 2002 to 2010.[1]

Dixon was born in Peoria, Illinois and played for Bishop Watterson High School in Columbus, Ohio, and for the College of Wooster, where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in physical education in 1979 and was inducted into the Wooster College Hall of Fame in 1989. He also has a master's degree from Eastern Michigan University, and a Ph.D. from University of New Mexico in 1997, both in physical education.[1]

Dixon coached women's basketball as an assistant at Clemson University from 1999 to 2001, and before that at the University of Arizona in 1998–99. He served as an assistant men's basketball coach at Northern Illinois University, Davidson College, Kent State University, and Northern Kentucky University, as well as Harrison High School in Kennesaw, Georgia.[1]

Head coaching record[edit]

Women's basketball[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Furman Paladins (Southern Conference) (2002–2010)
2002–03 Furman 16–13 11–7 4th
2003–04 Furman 18–11 14–6 2nd
2004–05 Furman 18–10 12–7 3rd
2005–06 Furman 10–24 6–14 9th
2006–07 Furman 11–20 6–13 8th
2007–08 Furman 10–20 5–13 7th
2008–09 Furman 12–18 6–14 9th
2009–10 Furman 7–24 4–16 11th
Furman: 102–136 64–90
Total: 102–136


  1. ^ a b c "Sam Dixon". Furman University. Retrieved January 20, 2010. 

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