Big West Coach of the Year

List of Big West Coach of the Year winners

The Big West Conference has awarded Big West Coach of the Year honors every season since 1977-78. The league was known as the Pacific Coast Athletic Association (PCAA) until 1988. Jerry Tarkanian is the coach who has won the award the most times (seven), followed by Bob Thomason (five). The programs with the most awards are current member UC Irvine and former member UNLV (seven each), followed by Pacific (six), Utah State, UC Santa Barbara and Long Beach State (five each). See also: Big West Player of the Year

Year Coach(es) School(s)
1978 Boyd Grant Fresno State
1979 Stan Morrison Pacific
1980 Bill Berry San Jose State
Rod Tueller Utah State
1981 Boyd Grant (2) Fresno State (2)
1982 Boyd Grant (3) Fresno State (3)
1983 Jerry Tarkanian UNLV
1984 Jerry Tarkanian (2) UNLV (2)
1985 Jerry Tarkanian (3) UNLV (3)
1986 Bill Mulligan UC Irvine
1987 Jerry Tarkanian (4) UNLV (4)
1988 Jerry Tarkanian (5) UNLV (5)
1989 Neil McCarthy New Mexico State
1990 Neil McCarthy (2) New Mexico State (2)
1991 Jerry Tarkanian (6) UNLV (6)
1992 Jerry Pimm UC Santa Barbara
Jerry Tarkanian (7) UNLV (7)
1993 Bob Thomason Pacific (2)
1994 Stan Morrison (2) San Jose State (2)
1995 Larry Eustachy Utah State (2)
1996 Rod Baker UC Irvine (2)
1997 Bob Thomason (2) Pacific (3)
1998 Larry Eustachy (2) Utah State (3)
1999 Bob Williams UC Santa Barbara (2)
2000 Stew Morrill Utah State (4)
2001 Pat Douglass UC Irvine (3)
2002 Stew Morrill (2) Utah State (5)
2003 Bob Williams (2) UC Santa Barbara (3)
2004 Bob Thomason (3) Pacific (4)
2005 Bob Thomason (4) Pacific (5)
2006 Bob Thomason (5) Pacific (6)
2007 Larry Reynolds Long Beach State
2008 Bobby Braswell Cal State Northridge
2009 Bobby Braswell (2) Cal State Northridge (2)
2010 Bob Williams (3) UC Santa Barbara (4)
2011 Dan Monson Long Beach State (2)
2012 Dan Monson (2) Long Beach State (3)
2013 Dan Monson (3) Long Beach State (4)
2014 Russell Turner UC Irvine (4)
2015 Jim Les UC Davis
2016 Eran Ganot Hawaii
2017 Russell Turner (2) UC Irvine (5)
2018 Jim Les (2) UC Davis (2)
2019 Russell Turner (3) UC Irvine (6)
2020 Russell Turner (4) UC Irvine (7)
2021 Joe Pasternack UC Santa Barbara (5)
2022 Dan Monson (4) Long Beach State (5)
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