UConn Men's Basketball: Coaches

  • Pictures: Jim Calhoun Through The Years

    Pictures: Jim Calhoun Through The Years

  • Bio: Hall Of Fame Coach Jim Calhoun

    Jim Calhoun and his obstinate ways arrived in Connecticut in May 1986, hired to turn around a lowly UConn men's basketball program that seemed destined to remain the laughingstock in a conference of national powers. "It's doable," he famously said of making UConn a player in the Big East. He's...

  • Jim Calhoun Coaching Tree

    Basketball Hall of Fame coach Jim Calhoun has formed a close bond with past and present assistant coaches and the Jim Calhoun Coaching Tree continues to grow. In addition to Calhoun's current staff, seven former assistant coaches were head coaches of NCAA Division I programs throughout the nation...

  • UConn Men's Coaching Records

    1986-Present — Jim Calhoun, 557-205, .731 (Record through 2008-09 season). 1977-1986 -— Dominic "Dom" Perno, 139-114, .549 1969-1977 — Donald "Dee" Rowe, 120-88, .577 1967-1969 — Burr Carlson, 16-32, .333 1963-1967 — Fred A. Shabel, 72-29, .713 1963 — George Wigton (Interim), 11-4, .733 1946-1963...