Chris Caputo

Chris Caputo (born June 22, 1980)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: George Washington Colonials
Current conference: Atlantic 10 Conference (A-10)
George Washington record: 0-0 (.000)
Overall record: 0-0 (.000)

Career Accomplishments:

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2022-present George Washington
2015-2022 Miami (FL) (assoc. HC)
2011-2015 Miami (FL) (asst)
2005-2011 George Mason (asst)
2002-2005 George Mason (admin/video)

Chris Caputo Facts

  • Chris Caputo
  • Born June 22, 1980
  • Hometown: Queens, New York
  • Alma Mater: Westfield State University (BS, 2002)
  • Grew up in the Elmhurst neighborhood in Queens and attended Archbishop Molloy HS (NY), where he played basketball for legendary prep head coach Jack Curran
    • Played PG for four years at D-III Westfield State (MA); was team captain as a senior in 2001-02
  • Joined the coaching staff at George Mason in 2002 as an administrative assistant and video coordinator, starting a long professional relationship with head coach Jim Larrañaga, a fellow Molloy graduate
    • Elevated to assistant coach in 2005 and was part of the team that made a “cinderella” run to the Final Four in 2006
    • Worked at Mason for a total of nine years, a tenure that included three NCAA Tournaments and two NITs
  • Followed Larrañaga down to Miami in 2011 and spent the next eleven seasons working with the Hurricanes
    • Part of five more NCAA Tournaments, including the first-ever Elite Eight in program history in 2022
    • Elevated to associate head coach in 2015 and took on the role of defensive coordinator on the staff
  • In April 2022, Caputo was announced as the new head coach at George Washington in the A-10

Chris Caputo Coaching Tree

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