Eric Konkol

Eric Konkol (born November 24, 1976)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: Tulsa Golden Hurricane
Current conference: American Athletic Conference (AAC, The American)
Louisiana Tech record: 153-75 (.671)
Tulsa record: 21-40 (.344)
Overall record: 174-115 (.602)

Career Accomplishments:


Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2022-present Tulsa
2015-2022 Louisiana Tech
2011-2015 Miami (FL) (asst)
2007-2011 George Mason (asst)
2002-2005 George Mason (asst)
2001-2002 Tennessee (grad. asst)
2000-2001 Tulsa (student asst)

Eric Konkol Facts

  • Eric Konkol
  • Born November 24, 1976
  • Hometown: Amherst, Wisconsin
  • Alma Mater: University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (BS, 2000) / University of Tennessee (MA, 2002)
  • Wisconsin-native played three years at D-III UW-Eau Claire, appearing in the 2000 NCAA title game as a senior
  • Spent two years as a student assistant under Buzz Peterson, one each at Tulsa and Tennessee
  • Was an assistant for seven total seasons (over two separate stints) at George Mason under Jim Larrañaga, then followed Larrañaga to Miami (FL) in 2011 where he stayed on staff for another four years
  • Hired in May 2015 as the head coach at Louisiana Tech, signing a five-year contract with the school
    • Went 153-75 overall in seven seasons at the helm, winning 20+ games in six of them
    • In 2020-21, Konkol’s Bulldogs won the C-USA West title at 12-4 and he was named C-USA COY
  • Left Tech in March 2022 to become the new head coach of the Tulsa Golden Hurricane

Eric Konkol Coaching Tree