Keith Urgo

Keith Urgo (born April 25, 1980)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: Fordham Rams
Current conference: Atlantic 10 Conference (A-10)
Fordham record: 38-28 (.576)
Overall record: 38-28 (.576)

Career Accomplishments:


Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2022-present Fordham
2021-2022 Fordham (assoc. HC)
2013-2021 Penn State (assoc. HC)
2011-2013 Penn State (asst)
2010-2011 Villanova (asst)
2008-2010 Villanova (DBO)
2007-2008 Villanova (video)

Keith Urgo Facts

  • Keith Urgo
  • Born April 25, 1980
  • Hometown: Washington, D.C.
  • Alma Mater: Fairfield University (BA, 2002)
  • Born in Pennsylvania and raised in DC, Urgo played lacrosse and basketball at Fairfield, the latter for head coach Tim O’Toole
    • Helped develop the non-profit “Playing for Peace, Inc.” organization to aid conflict resolution overseas; spent two years living in South Africa, Northern Ireland, the West Bank, and Greece
  • Started his coaching career in 2004, as an assistant and JV coach at his alma mater, Gonzaga HS in DC
  • Hired by Jay Wright in 2007 to be the video coordinator at Villanova; was elevated to DBO the following year and then to assistant coach in 2010
    • In four seasons with the Wildcats, Urgo was part of four NCAA Tournaments including the 2009 Final Four run
  • Spent ten seasons at Penn State, nine under Pat Chambers and one under Jim Ferry; was an assistant from 2011-13 and then was associate head coach for the remaining eight seasons
  • Joined Kyle Neptune‘s staff at Fordham in 2021 as associate head coach; Neptune and Urgo had previously worked together for two seasons at Villanova (2008-10)
  • Promoted to head coach at Fordham in April 2022 following Neptune’s return to Villanova
    • In his first season, he led the Rams to a second-place finish and was named Atlantic 10 COY; also won the Joe B. Hall Award as the best first-year head coach in Division I

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