Chris Mooney

Chris Mooney (born August 7, 1972)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: Richmond Spiders
Current conference: Atlantic 10 Conference (A-10)
Beaver College record^: 24–27 (.471)
Air Force record: 18-12 (.600)
Richmond record: 312-244 (.561)
Overall record^: 354-283 (.556)

Career Accomplishments:

  • NCAA National Championships:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  3  (2010, 2011, 2022)
  • NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen:  1  (2011)
  • NCAA Tournament Final Four:  0
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  3  (2015, 2017, 2021)
  • CBI Appearances:  3  (2008, 2009, 2013)
  • Atlantic 10 Regular Season Champion:  0
  • Atlantic 10 Tournament Champion:  2  (2011, 2022)

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2005-present Richmond
2004-2005 Air Force
2000-2004 Air Force (asst)
1997-2000 Beaver College

Chris Mooney Facts

  • Christopher Scott Mooney
  • Born August 7, 1972
  • Hometown: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Alma Mater: Princeton University (BA, 1994)
  • Was a four-year starter at Princeton under Pete Carril, starting all 107 games in his career and scoring 1,071 points
  • Coached Lansdale Catholic HS from 1994-1997 before entering the college coaching world
  • Spent three seasons as the head coach at Beaver College (now Arcadia University), compiling an overall record of 30-45
  • Was an assistant under Joe Scott at Air Force for four seasons before taking over as head coach in 2004
  • Left for Richmond a year later, where he has 311 wins in seventeen seasons at the helm
    • Has taken the Spiders to three NCAA Tournaments (two by way of a A-10 Tournament titles), three NITs and three CBIs
    • In June 2022, Richmond gave Mooney a contract extension through the 2026-27 season
  • Along with his wife, Lia, has two sons

Chris Mooney Coaching Tree

 

^ overall record includes head coaching positions at both the Division I and Division III levels

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