Dino Gaudio

Dino Gaudio (born March 30, 1957)

Teams coached: Army Cadets, Loyola Greyhounds, Wake Forest Demon Deacons
Army record: 36-72 (.333)
Loyola (MD) record: 32-52 (.381)
Wake Forest record: 61-31 (.663)
Overall record: 129-155 (.454)

Career Accomplishments:

  • NCAA National Championships:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  2  (2009, 2010)
  • NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen:  0
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:   0

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2018-2021 Louisville (asst)
2007-2010 Wake Forest
2001-2007 Wake Forest (assoc. HC)
2000-2001 Xavier (asst)
1997-2000 Loyola (MD)
1993-1997 Army
1987-1993 Xavier (asst)

Dino Gaudio Facts

  • Dino Joseph Gaudio
  • Born March 30, 1957
  • Hometown: Yorkville, Ohio
  • Alma Mater: Ohio University (BA, 1981) / Xavier University (M.Ed, 1991)
  • Started his coaching career in 1981, spending four years as an assistant coach under Skip Prosser at Wheeling Central HS (WV)
    • Became the head coach at WCHS in 1985 after Prosser left, leading the team for three years
  • Jumped to the college ranks in 1987, working alongside Prosser as an assistant at Xavier under head coach Pete Gillen
  • Became the head coach at Army in 1993, leading the Black Knights for four seasons and overall record of 36-72
  • Moved on to Loyola (MD) in 1997, coaching the Greyhounds for three seasons and a 32-52 record
  • Returned to Xavier in 2000, this time as an assistant to Prosser who was in his seventh year as the head coach there
  • Followed Prosser to Wake Forest in 2001, serving as his associate head coach for the next seven seasons
    • Prosser tragically passed away from a heart attack in July 2007; Gaudio was asked to be the head coach moving forward
    • Went to two NCAA Tournaments during his short, three-year tenure, and won 20+ games in his second and third years
    • Was fired from his position in April 2010 after being eliminated in the second round of the NCAAT
  • Joined the college basketball coverage team at ESPN in 2011, working for the family of networks for the next seven years
  • Spent three seasons at Louisville as an assistant under Chris Mack, Gaudio’s first coaching job since 2010
  • Along with his wife, Maureen, has two daughters

Dino Gaudio Coaching Tree

  • Pat Kelsey (Louisville, College of Charleston, Winthrop)
  • David Laton (West Georgia)
  • Dave Wojcik (San Jose State)