MAAC Coach of the Year

List of MAAC Coach of the Year winners

The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) has awarded “The Rock” MAAC Coach of the Year honors every season since 1981-82. The coach that has won the award the most times (three) is former Niagara head coach Joe Mihalich. Iona is the program with the most awards (seven), followed by Manhattan, Saint Peter’s (five each), Fairfield, Niagara and Rider (four each). See also: MAAC Player of the Year

Year Coach(es) School(s)
1982 Bob Dukiet Saint Peter’s
1983 Gordon Chiesa Manhattan
1984 Pat Kennedy Iona
1985 Les Wothke Army
1986 Mitch Buonaguro Fairfield
1987 Ted Fiore Saint Peter’s (2)
1988 Speedy Morris La Salle
1989 Ted Fiore (2) Saint Peter’s (3)
Speedy Morris (2) La Salle (2)
1990 George Blaney Holy Cross
1991 Ted Fiore (3) Saint Peter’s (4)
1992 Steve Lappas Manhattan (2)
1993 Jack Armstrong Niagara
1994 John Beilein Canisius
1995 Fran Fraschilla Manhattan (3)
1996 Paul Cormier Fairfield (2)
1997 Tim Welsh Iona (2)
1998 Tim Welsh (2) Iona (3)
1999 Joe Mihalich Niagara (2)
2000 Paul Hewitt Siena
2001 Dave Magarity Marist
2002 Don Harnum Rider
2003 Bobby Gonzalez Manhattan (4)
2004 Tim O’Toole Fairfield (3)
2005 Joe Mihalich (2) Niagara (3)
2006 Bobby Gonzalez (2) Manhattan (5)
2007 Matt Brady Marist (2)
2008 Tommy Dempsey Rider (2)
2009 Fran McCaffery Siena (2)
2010 Kevin Willard Iona (4)
2011 Ed Cooley Fairfield (4)
2012 Jimmy Patsos Loyola (MD)
2013 Joe Mihalich (3) Niagara (4)
2014 Tim Cluess Iona (5)
2015 Kevin Baggett Rider (3)
2016 King Rice Monmouth
2017 King Rice (2) Monmouth (2)
2018 Kevin Baggett (2) Rider (4)
2019 Tim Cluess (2) Iona (6)
2020 Shaheen Holloway Saint Peter’s (5)
2021 King Rice (3) Monmouth (3)
2022 Rick Pitino Iona (7)
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