Doug Gottlieb

Doug Gottlieb (born January 15, 1976)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: Green Bay Phoenix
Current conference: Horizon League
Green Bay record: 0-0 (.000)
Overall record: 0-0 (.000)

Career Accomplishments:

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2024-present Green Bay

Doug Gottlieb Facts

  • Douglas Mitchell Gottlieb
  • Born January 15, 1976
  • Hometown: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Alma Mater: Oklahoma State University (BA, 2000)
  • Born in Milwaukee, where he is father, Bob Gottlieb, was in his first season as the head coach at UW-Milwaukee
    • Moved to California as a child and eventually graduated from Tustin HS in Orange County
  • Started his college career at Notre Dame where he started 23 games as a freshman for head coach John MacLeod, but following an incident with a stolen credit card he returned to California, transferring to Golden West College in Huntington Beach
    • Spent his last three years at Oklahoma State playing for Hall of Fame coach Eddie Sutton, for who his father had once been an assistant
    • Was a three-year starter at PG, helping lead the Cowboys to three NCAA Tournaments, including an Elite Eight as a senior in 2000
    • Led the NCAA in assists in both the 1998-99 and 1999-2000 seasons and left OSU as the school’s all-time assist leader
  • Played professionally overseas for several years, with stints in Russia, Israel and France, before launching his media career in 2002
    • Won a gold medal with the United States at the 2001 Maccabiah Games and was named the event’s MVP
    • Later returned to the Maccabiah Games as an assistant coach for Bruce Pearl in 2009, 2017 and 2022
    • Gottlieb was inducted into the Southern California Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in 2011
  • Gottlieb began hosting a sports radio show in Oklahoma City on WWLS and from there moved on to host several shows on ESPN Radio
    • He also would call college basketball games as a color analyst on ESPN and would often fill in as a guest host for a variety of shows in the ESPN family; he went on to help launch ESPNU and was a frequent guest on SportsCenter discussing college basketball
    • Later worked for CBS Sports and then Fox Sports, guest hosting The Herd on FS1 on occasion
    • He has hosted The Doug Gottlieb Show radio program since 2006, first at ESPN (2006-12), then CBS Sports (2013-17) and now at Fox Sports
  • In May 2024, Gottlieb was hired to be the new head coach at Green Bay; he will reportedly continue to host his radio show

Doug Gottlieb Coaching Tree

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