Cliff Warren

Cliff Warren (born March 8, 1968)

Teams coached: Jacksonville Dolphins
Jacksonville record: 126-150 (.457)
Overall record: 126-150 (.457)

Career Accomplishments:

  • NCAA National Championships:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  0
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  2  (2009, 2010)
  • CIT Appearances:  1  (2011)
  • Atlantic Sun Regular Season Champion:  2  (2009, 2010)


Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2022-2024 SMU (asst)
2019-2022 Georgia State (asst)
2017-2019 UMass (assoc. HC)
2014-2017 Maryland (asst)
2005-2014 Jacksonville
2000-2005 Georgia Tech (asst)
1997-2000 Siena (asst)
1994-1997 Mount St. Mary’s (asst)

Cliff Warren Facts

  • Cliff Warren
  • Born March 8, 1968
  • Hometown: Silver Spring, Maryland
  • Alma Mater: Mount St. Mary’s University (BA, 1990)
  • The Maryland-native played for Hall of Fame coach Jim Phelan at Mount St. Mary’s for four years
    • Later started his coaching career at his alma mater, spending three seasons as one of Phelan‘s assistants
    • Was on staff when the Mountaineers went to the NCAA Tournament in 1995 and the NIT in 1996
  • Spent eight seasons – three at Siena and five at Georgia Tech – working as an assistant under Paul Hewitt
  • Hired in 2005 to be the head coach at Jacksonville, leading the Dolphins for nine seasons
    • Won back-to-back A-Sun titles to earn NIT bids in 2009 and 2010, plus a CIT bid in 2011
    • Finished below .500 in the next three seasons, however, and was let go in 2014; went 126-150 overall
  • Worked on Mark Turgeon‘s staff at Maryland for three seasons and was Matt McCall‘s associate head coach at UMass for two years
  • Became an assistant coach at Georgia State in 2019 under Rob Lanier; part of the 2021-22 Panthers team that reached the NCAA Tournament
    • Followed Lanier to SMU in April 2022, spending the next two seasons as an assistant with the Mustangs

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