ACC Coach of the Year

List of ACC Coach of the Year winners

The Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) has awarded ACC Coach of the Year honors every season since 1953-54. The coach to win the award the most times is the late former North Carolina head coach Dean Smith, with eight total awards. UNC is also the program with the most awards (twelve), followed by Duke (ten), NC State (nine), Virginia and Wake Forest (eight each). See also: ACC Player of the Year

Year Coach School
1954 Everett Case NC State
1955 Everett Case (2) NC State (2)
1956 Murray Greason Wake Forest
1957 Frank McGuire North Carolina
1958 Everett Case (3) NC State (3)
1959 Harold Bradley Duke
1960 Bones McKinney Wake Forest (2)
1961 Bones McKinney (2) Wake Forest (3)
1962 Bob Stevens South Carolina
1963 Vic Bubas Duke (2)
1964 Vic Bubas (2) Duke (3)
1965 Press Maravich NC State (4)
1966 Vic Bubas (3) Duke (4)
1967 Dean Smith North Carolina (2)
1968 Dean Smith (2) North Carolina (3)
1969 Frank McGuire (2) South Carolina (2)
1970 Norm Sloan NC State (5)
1971 Dean Smith (3) North Carolina (4)
1972 Bill Gibson Virginia
1973 Norm Sloan (2) NC State (6)
1974 Norm Sloan (3) NC State (7)
1975 Lefty Driesell Maryland
1976 Dean Smith (4) North Carolina (5)
1977 Dean Smith (5) North Carolina (6)
1978 Bill E. Foster Duke (5)
1979 Dean Smith (6) North Carolina (7)
1980 Lefty Driesell (2) Maryland (2)
1981 Terry Holland Virginia (2)
1982 Terry Holland (2) Virginia (3)
1983 Bobby Cremins Georgia Tech
1984 Mike Krzyzewski Duke (6)
1985 Bobby Cremins (2) Georgia Tech (2)
1986 Mike Krzyzewski (2) Duke (7)
1987 Cliff Ellis Clemson
1988 Dean Smith (7) North Carolina (8)
1989 Jim Valvano NC State (8)
1990 Cliff Ellis (2) Clemson (2)
1991 Dave Odom Wake Forest (4)
1992 Pat Kennedy Florida State
1993 Dean Smith (8) North Carolina (9)
1994 Dave Odom (2) Wake Forest (5)
1995 Dave Odom (3) Wake Forest (6)
1996 Bobby Cremins (3) Georgia Tech (3)
1997 Mike Krzyzewski (3) Duke (8)
1998 Bill Guthridge North Carolina (10)
1999 Mike Krzyzewski (4) Duke (9)
2000 Mike Krzyzewski (5) Duke (10)
2001 Paul Hewitt Georgia Tech (4)
2002 Gary Williams Maryland (3)
2003 Skip Prosser Wake Forest (7)
2004 Herb Sendek NC State (9)
2005 Seth Greenberg Virginia Tech
2006 Roy Williams North Carolina (11)
2007 Dave Leitao Virginia (4)
2008 Seth Greenberg (2) Virginia Tech (2)
2009 Leonard Hamilton Florida State (2)
2010 Gary Williams (2) Maryland (4)
2011 Roy Williams (2) North Carolina (12)
2012 Leonard Hamilton (2) Florida State (3)
2013 Jim Larrañaga Miami (FL)
2014 Tony Bennett Virginia (5)
2015 Tony Bennett (2) Virginia (6)
2016 Jim Larrañaga (2) Miami (FL) (2)
2017 Josh Pastner Georgia Tech (5)
2018 Tony Bennett (3) Virginia (7)
2019 Tony Bennett (4) Virginia (8)
2020 Leonard Hamilton (3) Florida State (4)
2021 Mike Young Virginia Tech (3)
2022 Steve Forbes Wake Forest (8)
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