Kevin McGuff

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Kevin McGuff
Current position
TitleHead coach
Team Ohio State
Conference Big Ten
Record193–91 (.680)
Biographical details
Born (1969-12-03) December 3, 1969 (age 52)
Hamilton, Ohio
Playing career
1988–1992 Saint Joseph's (Indiana)
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1995–1996 Miami (Ohio) (asst.)
1996–2002 Notre Dame (asst.)
2002–2011 Xavier
2011–2013 Washington
2013–present Ohio State
Head coaching record
Overall447–190 (.702)

Kevin Patrick McGuff (born December 3, 1969) [1] is an American college basketball coach who the current head women's basketball coach at Ohio State University after spending two seasons as head coach of the University of Washington. Prior to his time in Seattle, McGuff was the head coach at Xavier University until April 2011. [2]

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Coaching career

McGuff began his coaching career as an assistant coach at Miami University where the Lady Hawks went 54–30 during his tenure in Oxford, Ohio. [3]

He served as an assistant coach at Notre Dame. During his six years as an Irish assistant coach under Muffet McGraw, Notre Dame went 160–39, including a national title in 2001.

Xavier University

McGuff spent nine seasons at Xavier, compiling an overall record of 213–73, giving him the most wins of any Xavier women's coach. The Musketeers made the postseason in each of McGuff's seasons as head coach, with the last five being in the NCAA tournament. During this stretch, Xavier's best run was in 2010, when the Musketeers lost [4] in the Elite Eight to Stanford.

University of Washington

Ohio State University

McGuff was hired by Ohio State on April 16, 2013 [5] to replace Jim Foster. He was formally introduced at a press conference on April 17, 2013. [6] Ohio State will owe Washington $1.75 million as part of McGuff's buyout clause from his contract with UW. [7]

Head coaching record

Statistics overview
SeasonTeamOverallConferenceStandingPostseason
Xavier Musketeers (Atlantic 10 Conference)(2002–2011)
2002–03Xavier 20–1011–53rd (2nd West) NCAA 1st Round
2003–04Xavier 17–138–8T-6th (4th West) WNIT First Round
2004–05Xavier 22–1013–3T-2nd (1st West) WNIT Quarterfinals
2005–06Xavier 21–911–54th WNIT Round of 16
2006–07Xavier 26–811–33rd NCAA 1st Round
2007–08Xavier 24–911–33rd NCAA 1st Round
2008–09Xavier 25–713–11st NCAA 1st Round
2009–10Xavier 30–414–01st NCAA Elite Eight
2010–11Xavier 29–314–01st NCAA 2nd Round
Xavier:214–73 (.746)106–28 (.791)
Washington Huskies (Pac-12)(2011–2013)
2011–12Washington 20–148–10T-7th WNIT Quarterfinals
2012–13Washington 21–1211–75th WNIT 2nd Round
Washington:41–26 (.612)19–17(.528)
Ohio State Buckeyes (Big Ten)(2013–present)
2013–14 Ohio State 17–185–11T-8th
2014–15 Ohio State 24–1113–53rd NCAA 2nd Round
2015–16 Ohio State 26–815–32nd NCAA Sweet Sixteen
2016–17 Ohio State 28–715–1T–1st NCAA Sweet Sixteen
2017–18 Ohio State 25–613–31st NCAA 2nd Round
2018–19 Ohio State 14–1510–85th WNIT 1st Round
2019–20 Ohio State 21–1211–7T-5thNo postseason held
2020–21 Ohio State 13–79–77thSelf-imposed ban
2021–22 Ohio State 25–714–4T–1st NCAA Sweet Sixteen
Ohio State:193–91 (.680)105–49 (.682)
Total:447–190 (.702)

      National champion        Postseason invitational champion  
      Conference regular season champion        Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion      Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

Personal

Kevin attended Saint Joseph's College in Indiana. McGuff and his wife, Letitia, have six children. [8]

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References

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