Tony Bennett College coach

Anthony "Tony" Guy Bennett (born June 1, 1969 in Green Bay, Wisconsin) is an American college basketball coach and current head coach for the University of Virginia Cavaliers men's team. In his younger years he played collegiately for the University of Wisconsin–Green Bay Phoenix and professionally for the NBA's Charlotte Hornets and was later head coach at Washington State University. As a player, he ranks first all-time in NCAA Division I for career three-point field goal accuracy, at 49.7% (minimum 200 made and 2.0 made per game). He is the son of former coach Dick Bennett and brother of current Northern Illinois Huskies women's basketball head coach Kathi Bennett. As a coach, he was awarded the Henry Iba Award and was honored as AP National Coach of the Year and Naismith College Coach of the Year in 2007. As a player, he won the Frances Pomeroy Naismith Award in 1992.

Personal facts

Tony Bennett
Birth dateJune 01, 1969
Birth place
Green Bay Wisconsin



coached team
Virginia Cavaliers men's basketball
Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball
Washington State Cougars men's basketball
currentrecord106-60 ()
overall record173-93 ()

Tony Bennett on Wikipedia