Michael Fly

Michael Fly (born May 29, 1983)

Current position: Associate head men’s basketball coach
Current team: Jacksonville Dolphins (Head coach: Jordan Mincy)
Current conference: ASUN Conference
Teams coached: Florida Gulf Coast Eagles
Florida Gulf Coast record: 56-60 (.483)
Overall record: 56-60 (.483)

Career Accomplishments:

  • NCAA National Championships:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  0
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  0
  • CIT/TBC Appearances:  1  (2022)

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2023-present Jacksonville (assoc. HC)
2022-2023 Missouri (scouting)
2018-2022 Florida Gulf Coast
2011-2018 Florida Gulf Coast (asst)
2008-2011 Florida State (video)
2006-2007 Charlotte Bobcats (intern)
2004-2005 Georgetown College (student asst)

Michael Fly Facts

  • Michael Fly
  • Born May 29, 1983
  • Hometown: Fulton, Kentucky
  • Alma Mater: University of Kentucky (BA, 2006)
  • Started coaching during his undergrad years, spending one season as a student assistant at NAIA Georgetown College (KY)
  • Spent one season interning in the Charlotte Bobcats video department and then another year as an intern at the NCAA
  • Was the video coordinator for three seasons at Florida State under Leonard Hamilton; he had a chance to work with a number of future NBA players and also helped run Hamilton’s basketball camps in Tallahassee
  • Became an assistant coach at Florida Gulf Coast in 2011 under head coach Andy Enfield
    • Stayed on the FGCU staff for seven seasons, the last four under Joe Dooley
  • Elevated to head coach of the program in April 2018 following Dooley’s departure for ECU
    • Went 56-60 in four seasons at the helm; fired in March 2022 after going 21-11, the best record of his tenure
  • In May 2022, he was announced as Director of Scouting and Analytics on Dennis Gates‘ staff at Missouri
  • Returned to Florida in 2023, becoming the associate head coach at Jacksonville under Jordan Mincy

Michael Fly Coaching Tree

  • Joey Cantens (Daytona State)