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    Geno Auriemma
    Geno Auriemma
    Position:
    Head Coach

    Experience:
    29 seasons

    06/09/2014

    UConn Men's and Women's Basketball Teams Recognized by President Obama With Trip to the White House

    Women's Team Makes Fourth Trip Since 2009

    06/09/2014

    UConn Men's and Women's Basketball Teams Recognized by President Obama With Trip to the White House

    Women's Team Makes Fourth Trip Since 2009

    05/27/2014

    Husky Teams Honored At State Capitol

    Men's and women's basketball, field hockey and football all part of Husky Day.

    05/27/2014

    Husky Teams Honored At State Capitol

    Men's and women's basketball, field hockey and football all part of Husky Day.

    05/21/2014

    Natalie Butler Completes Transfer to UConn

    Selected as the Big East Rookie of the Year in 2013-14

    06/09/2014

    Men's & Women's Basketball Visit the White House

    Huskies Visit the White House

    04/08/2014

    UConn vs. Notre Dame (USATSI)

    UConn vs. Notre Dame (USATSI)

    04/06/2014

    UConn vs. Stanford (USATSI)

    UConn vs. Stanford (USATSI)

    03/31/2014

    #1 UConn vs. #3 Texas A&M (USATSI)

    Women's basketball NCAA Tournament, USATSI gallery

    03/29/2014

    UConn vs. BYU

    UConn women's basketball takes on BYU

    Career Records
    Career File

    Geno Auriemma has redefined the meaning of success in women's college basketball in his 29 years as head coach of the University of Connecticut.

    During his illustrious tenure, Auriemma has transformed the UConn program into the standard that all others are measured, both on and off the court.

    Under his guidance, the Huskies have been transformed from a program with only one winning season, to its current state, which includes nine national titles, 15 Final Fours, five perfect seasons (1995, 2002, 2009, 2010, 2014) and 39 Conference titles, all since Auriemma's arrival in 1985.

    On the court, his success includes nine national championships, including a record 90-game winning streak and a spotless 40-0 mark during the 2013-14 campaign. Off the court, success means a flawless, 100 percent graduation rate among four-year players and one of the most beloved and followed sports teams in the country.

    This unmatched success, which is the standard for collegiate programs nationally, was recognized with Auriemma's induction into both the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame (Springfield, Mass.) and the Women Basketball Hall of Fame (Knoxville, Tenn.) in 2006.

    In addition, Auriemma recently finished a successful four-year term as he was named the head coach of the U.S. National Team, which won the gold medal at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Auriemma's squad, which included six former Huskies, posted a spotless 8-0 record en route to the gold medal. Auriemma agreed to serve a second term as the National Team coach from 2013-16.

    He is the first coach in women's basketball history to guide a team to five consecutive Final Four appearances on two separate occasions and the current run of seven-consecutive Final Four appearances is also a record. Auriemma is a seven-time national coach-of-the-year and has been named the Conference coach-of-the-year 11 times. In all Auriemma has garnered a combined total of 24 National Coach of the Year honors.

    His 29-year overall record stands at 879-133 (.869), by far the best winning percentage among active Division I coaches and he became only the sixth coach all-time to eclipse the 800-win mark on the same night he led the Huskies to a fifth-straight BIG EAST Tournament Championship on March 6, 2012. Auriemma reached win number 800 in fewer games than any coach in the history of the game.

    Under Auriemma, UConn has captured both a conference regular season and tournament title in the same season 16 times.

    The Huskies have won the conference tournament crown in eight of the past 10 seasons. Connecticut extended its streak of consecutive NCAA Regional appearances to 21 straight and advanced to the NCAA Final Four for the 15th time in the program's history. Auriemma also guided UConn to its 19th 30-win season in 2013-14 and its 19th in the past 21 seasons.

    Auriemma is a 1981 graduate of West Chester with a B.A. in political science. He resides in Manchester, Conn., with his wife Kathy. They have three children and two grand children.

    CAREER RECORDS
    Nine National Championships: 1995, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2009, 2010, 2013, 2014
    All-Time: 879-133 (.869/29 yrs.)
    UConn Record: 899-133 (.869/29 yrs.)
    NCAA Tournament: 97-17 (.851/26 yrs.)
    Conference Regular Season: 420-61 (.873/29 yrs.)
    Conference Tournament: 69-10 (.873/29 yrs.)
    Conference Overall: 489-71 (.873/29 yrs.)

    CAREER FILE
    Year Overall
    Record (Pct.)
    Conf.
    Record (Pct.)
    Conf. Tournament Postseason
    2013-14 40-0 (1.000) 18-0* (1.000) 3-0 (Champions) NCAA National Champions
    2012-13 35-4 (.897) 14-2 (.875) 2-1 (Final) NCAA National Champions
    2011-12 33-5 (.868) 13-3 (.813) 3-0 (Champions) NCAA Final Four
    2010-11 36-2 (.947) 16-0* (1.000) 3-0 (Champions) NCAA Final Four
    2009-10 39-0 (1.000) 16-0* (1.000) 3-0 (Champions) NCAA National Champions
    2008-09 39-0 (1.000) 16-0* (1.000) 3-0 (Chanpions) NCAA National Champions
    2007-08 36-2 (.947) 17-1* (.944) 3-0 (Champions) NCAA Final Four
    2006-07 32-4 (.889) 16-0* (1.000) 2-1 (Final) NCAA Elite Eight
    2005-06 32-5 (.865) 14-2 (.875) 3-0 (Champions) NCAA Elite Eight
    2004-05 25-8 (.758) 13-2 (.867) 3-0 (Champions) NCAA Sweet 16
    2003-04 31-4 (.886) 14-2* (.875) 1-1 (Semifinal) NCAA National Champions
    2002-03 37-1 (.974) 16-0* (1.000) 2-1 (Final) NCAA National Champions
    2001-02 39-0 (1.000) 16-0* (1.000) 3-0 (Champions) NCAA National Champions
    2000-01 32-3 (.914) 15-1* (.938) 3-0 (Champions) NCAA Final Four
    1999-00 36-1 (.973) 16-0* (1.000) 3-0 (Champions) NCAA National Champions
    1998-99 29-5 (.853) 17-1* (.944) 3-0 (Champions) NCAA Sweet 16
    1997-98 34-3 (.919) 17-1* (.944) 3-0 (Champions) NCAA Elite Eight
    1996-97 33-1 (.971) 18-0* (1.000) 3-0 (Champions) NCAA Elite Eight
    1995-96 34-4 (.895) 17-1* (.944) 3-0 (Champions) NCAA Final Four
    1994-95 35-0 (1.000) 18-0* (1.000) 3-0 (Champions) NCAA National Champions
    1993-94 30-3 (.909) 17-1* (.944) 3-0 (Champions) NCAA Elite Eight
    1992-93 18-11 (.621) 12-6* (.667) 1-1 (Semifinal) NCAA First Round
    1991-92 23-11 (.676) 13-5 (.722) 2-1 (Final) NCAA Second Round
    1990-91 29-5 (.853) 14-2* (.875) 3-0 (Champions) NCAA Final Four
    1989-90 25-6 (.806) 14-2* (.875) 2-1 (Final) NCAA Second Round
    1988-89 24-6 (.800) 13-2* (.867) 3-0 (Champions) NCAA First Round
    1987-88 17-11 (.607) 9-7 (.563) 0-1 (Quarterfinal)
    1986-87 14-13 (.519) 9-7 (.563) 0-1 (Quarterfinal)
    1985-86 12-15 (.444) 4-12 (.250) 0-1 (Quarterfinal)
    TOTAL 879-133 (.869) 420-61 (.873) 69-10 (.873) 9 National Championships
    15 Final Fours


    * - won Conference Regular Season Championship