Chris Gerlufsen

Chris Gerlufsen (born September 16, 1976)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: San Francisco Dons
Current conference: West Coast Conference (WCC)
Hawaii record: 8-5 (.615)
San Francisco record: 43-25 (.632)
Overall record: 51-30 (.630)

Career Accomplishments:

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2022-present San Francisco
2021-2022 San Francisco (assoc. HC)
2019-2021 Hawaii (asst)
2020-2021 Hawaii (acting HC)
2015-2019 San Diego (asst)
2013-2015 Hartford (assoc. HC)
2006-2013 Hartford (asst)
2002-2006 The Citadel (asst)
2000-2002 The Citadel (grad. asst)
1999-2000 Southwestern (asst)
1998-1999 Washington College (asst)

Chris Gerlufsen Facts

  • Chris Gerlufsen
  • Born September 16, 1976
  • Hometown: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Alma Mater: Randolph-Macon College (BS, 1998)
  • His father, Ron Gerlufsen, was head men’s basketball coach at UMass (1983-88), D-II Shepherd and D-III SCAD
  • Played for head coach Hal Nunnally at D-III Randolph-Macon (VA), serving as team captain as a junior and senior
  • Started his coaching career with one-year stints at Washington College (MD) and Southwestern (KS), working under head coaches Tom Finnegan and Brad Horstman, respectively
  • Was a graduate assistant and assistant coach for six total seasons at The Citadel under head coach Pat Dennis
  • Arrived at Hartford in 2006, spending the next four years as an assistant under Dan Leibovitz; stayed on board under the new head coach, John Gallagher, and was later elevated to associate head coach in 2013
  • Headed out West in 2015, spending four seasons at San Diego – three under Lamont Smith and one under Sam Scholl
  • Joined Eran Ganot‘s staff at Hawaii as an assistant coach in 2019, working in that capacity for two seasons
  • Became Todd Golden‘s associate head coach at San Francisco in 2021 and in March 2022, was promoted to head coach
    • Won 20 games in his first season at the helm and then improved to 23 wins and a NIT bid the following year

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