January 21, 1958 |
Queens Village, New York
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|1984–1987||Long Island Lutheran HS (asst.)|
|1987–1989||Nassau CC (asst.)|
|1993–1994||Loyola Marymount (asst.)|
|Head coaching record|
Tom Pecora (born January 21, 1958) is an American college basketball coach and most recently the head men's basketball coach at Fordham University. Born in Queens Village, New York, he graduated from Adelphi University in 1983.
Pecora was initially the head coach at Hofstra University, where he coached from 2001 to 2010 and his record was 155–126. Pecora took over as the permanent replacement after Fordham fired Dereck Whittenburg during the 2009-10 season but failed to find any success, losing twenty or more games in four of his five seasons. He was fired following the 2014-15 season.
|Hofstra (Colonial Athletic Association) (2001–2010)|
|2004–05||Hofstra||21–9||12–6||4th||NIT Opening Round|
|2006–07||Hofstra||22–10||14–4||3rd||NIT First Round|
|Hofstra:||154–125 (.552)||90–71 (.559)|
|Fordham (Atlantic 10 Conference) (2010–present)|
|Fordham:||44–106 (.293)||13–69 (.159)|
National champion Postseason invitational champion
- 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.
- 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.
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