Jeff Mullins

Jeff Mullins (born March 18, 1942)

Teams coached: Charlotte 49ers
Charlotte record: 183-141 (.565)
Overall record: 183-141 (.565)

Career Accomplishments:


Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

1985-1996 Charlotte

Jeff Mullins Facts

  • Jeffrey Vincent Mullins, Jr.
  • Born March 18, 1942
  • Hometown: Lexington, Kentucky
  • Alma Mater: Duke University (BA, 1964)
  • Was Kentucky Mr. Basketball in 1960 while playing at Lafayette HS (KY), Mullins played at Duke under head coach Vic Bubas
    • Earned All-ACC first team honors three times and was named the ACC POY and ACC Athlete of the Year in 1964
    • Had his number #44 returned by Duke in 1994
    • Played for Team USA during the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, winning a gold medal in the competition
  • Drafted 5th overall in the 1964 NBA Draft by the St. Louis Hawks
    • Played 12 seasons in the NBA, the first two in St. Louis and the remaining ten with San Francisco/Golden State Warriors
    • Earned NBA All-Star honors three times and won the 1975 NBA title with the Warriors
  • Got into coaching 1985, when he was hired to be the head men’s basketball coach and athletic director at UNC Charlotte
    • Won 183 games in eleven seasons as the 49ers head coach, going to the postseason five times (3 NCAA, 2 NIT)
    • Retired in 1996 after the program’s first season in Conference USA
  • Mullins nows works in real estate investing and property management and served as the the president of the board of directors of the Legends of Basketball
    • Along with his wife, Candy, splits time between Charlotte and Vero Beach, Florida

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