Anthony Solomon

Anthony Solomon (born December 1, 1964)

Current position: Associate head men’s basketball coach
Current team: Notre Dame Fighting Irish (Head coach: Mike Brey)
Current conference: Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC)
Teams coached: St. Bonaventure Bonnies
St. Bonaventure record: 24-88 (.214)
Overall record: 24-88 (.214)

Career Accomplishments:

  • NCAA National Championships:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  0
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  0

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2021-present Notre Dame (assoc. HC)
2017-2021 Dayton (assoc. HC)
2016-2017 Georgetown (asst)
2008-2016 Notre Dame (asst)
2007-2008 Dayton (asst)
2003-2007 St. Bonaventure
2000-2003 Notre Dame (asst)
1998-2000 Clemson (DBO)
1994-1998 Virginia (asst)
1993-1994 Richmond (asst)
1992-1993 Manhattan (asst)
1989-1992 Bowling Green (asst)
1988-1989 Delaware (grad. asst)

Anthony Solomon Facts

  • Anthony Solomon
  • Born December 1, 1964
  • Hometown: Newport News, Virginia
  • Alma Mater: University of Virginia (BA, 1987)
  • The Virginia-native played four seasons for head coach Terry Holland at UVA; helped lead the Cavs to the Final Four in 1984
  • Got into coaching after graduating, first as a graduate assistant at Delaware for one year under Steve Steinwedel
  • Spent three seasons at Bowling Green as an assistant under Jim Larrañaga (who had been a UVA assistant during Solomon’s playing days) and one year each at Manhattan (under Fran Fraschilla) and Richmond (under Bill Dooley)
  • Returned to his alma mater in 1994 to be an assistant under Jeff Jones, who was also a coach at UVA while Solomon was on the team; worked with the Cavaliers for four seasons, a tenure that included winning the 1995 ACC title
    • Then spent two years as director of basketball operations at Clemson under Larry Shyatt
  • Hired for the first time at Notre Dame in 2000, joining the staff of then-new head coach Mike Brey as an assistant
  • Became the head coach at St. Bonaventure in 2003, but struggled to win games during his tenure with the Bonnies
    • Fired in 2007 after four losing seasons; finished with an overall 24-88 record and no postseason appearances
  • Spent one year as an assistant under Brian Gregory at Dayton before returning to South Bend to again work under Mike Brey
    • Second tenure at ND lasted eight seasons and included six NCAA Tournaments and two trips to the Elite Eight
  • Was an assistant at Georgetown for one year under John Thompson III and then spent four years as associate head coach back at Dayton under newly-hired head coach Anthony Grant
    • Part of the 2019-20 Flyers’ team that reached #3 in the AP Poll and likely would have earned a 1-seed in the cancelled NCAA Tournament
  • Returned for a third (and current) stint at Notre Dame in 2021, taking on the role as Brey‘s associate head coach

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