Bill Carmody

Bill Carmody (born December 4, 1951)

Teams coached: Princeton Tigers, Northwestern Wildcats, Holy Cross Crusaders
Princeton record: 92-25 (.786)
Northwestern record: 192-210 (.478)
Holy Cross record: 58-73 (.443)
Overall record^: 342-308 (.526)

Career Accomplishments:


Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2015-2019 Holy Cross
2014-2015 Fairfield (special asst)
2000-2013 Northwestern
1996-2000 Princeton
1982-1996 Princeton (asst)
1980-1982 Providence (asst)
1976-1980 Union College (asst)
1975-1976 Fulton-Montgomery CC

Bill Carmody Facts

  • William D. Carmody
  • Born December 4, 1951
  • Hometown: Spring Lake, New Jersey
  • Alma Mater: Union College (BA, 1975)
  • In one season as head coach, led Fulton-Montgomery CC (NY) to a 17-10 record and conference title
  • Was an assistant at Providence for two seasons, one each under head coaches Gary Walters and Joe Mullaney
  • Spent fourteen seasons at Princeton under legendary Tigers head coach Pete Carril before taking over as head coach in 1996
    • Won 92 games, went to two NITs and two NCAA Tournaments in four years as the Princeton head coach
  • Hired in 2000 to take over at Northwestern, winning 192 games and going to four NITs during his 13 seasons in Evanston
    • Fired in 2013 after failing to take the Wildcats to their first ever NCAA Tournament, despite being the second-winningest coach in program history to that point
  • Spent the 2014-15 season as a special assistant to Fairfield head coach Sydney Johnson, one of his former players at Princeton
  • Became the head coach at Holy Cross in March 2015; led the Crusaders to a surprise Patriot League Tournament title and NCAA berth in his first season
    • Retired from coaching in June 2019; went 58-73 at Holy Cross and 342-308 overall as a Division I head coach

Bill Carmody Coaching Tree


^ overall record includes head coaching positions at the NCAA Division I level only