Big Ten Coach of the Year

List of Big Ten Coach of the Year winners

The Big Ten Conference has awarded Big Ten Coach of the Year honors every season since 1973-74. The coach to win the award the most times is Purdue’s Gene Keady, with seven total awards. Purdue is also the program with the most awards (eleven), followed by Ohio State (nine), Indiana and Wisconsin (six each). The award has been selected by the media and Big Ten coaches together from 1974-1991 and since 2007. From 1992-2006, the award was selected by the media only. See also: Big Ten Player of the Year

Year Coach(es) School(s)
1974 Johnny Orr Michigan
1975 Bob Knight Indiana
1976 Bob Knight (2) Indiana (2)
1977 Johnny Orr (2) Michigan (2)
1978 Jud Heathcote Michigan State
1979 Lute Olson Iowa
1980 Bob Knight (3) Indiana (3)
1981 Bob Knight (4) Indiana (4)
1982 Jim Dutcher Minnesota
1983 Eldon Miller Ohio State
1984 Gene Keady Purdue
1985 Bill Frieder Michigan (3)
1986 Jud Heathcote (2) Michigan State (2)
1987 Tom Davis Iowa (2)
1988 Gene Keady (2) Purdue (2)
1989 Bob Knight (5) Indiana (5)
1990 Gene Keady (3) Purdue (3)
1991 Randy Ayers Ohio State (2)
1992 Randy Ayers (2) Ohio State (3)
1993 Lou Henson Illinois
1994 Gene Keady (4) Purdue (4)
1995 Gene Keady (5) Purdue (5)
1996 Gene Keady (6) Purdue (6)
1997 * Clem Haskins * Minnesota *
1998 Tom Izzo Michigan State (3)
1999 Jim O’Brien Ohio State (4)
2000 Gene Keady (7) Purdue (7)
2001 Jim O’Brien (2) Ohio State (5)
2002 Bo Ryan Wisconsin
2003 Bo Ryan (2) Wisconsin (2)
2004 Bill Carmody Northwestern
2005 Bruce Weber Illinois (2)
2006 Thad Matta Ohio State (6)
2007 Thad Matta (2) Ohio State (7)
2008 Matt Painter Purdue (8)
2009 Ed DeChellis Penn State
Tom Izzo (2) Michigan State (4)
2010 Thad Matta (3) Ohio State (8)
Matt Painter (2) Purdue (9)
2011 Matt Painter (3) Purdue (10)
2012 Tom Izzo (3) Michigan State (5)
2013 Bo Ryan (3) Wisconsin (3)
2014 John Beilein Michigan (4)
Tim Miles Nebraska
2015 Mark Turgeon Maryland
Bo Ryan (4) Wisconsin (4)
2016 Tom Crean Indiana (6)
2017 Richard Pitino Minnesota (2)
2018 Chris Holtmann Ohio State (9)
2019 Matt Painter (4) Purdue (11)
2020 Greg Gard Wisconsin (5)
2021 Juwan Howard Michigan (5)
2022 Greg Gard (2) Wisconsin (6)
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* the 1997 award was vacated due to NCAA Infractions committed by Clem Haskins at Minnesota

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