Michael Schwartz

Michael Schwartz (born September 25, 1976)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: East Carolina Pirates
Current conference: American Athletic Conference (AAC, The American)
East Carolina record: 31-35 (.470)
Overall record: 31-35 (.470)

Career Accomplishments:

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2022-present East Carolina
2019-2022 Tennessee (assoc. HC)
2016-2019 Tennessee (asst)
2015-2016 Tulsa (asst)
2014-2015 Fresno State (assoc. HC)
2011-2014 Fresno State (asst)
2007-2011 Miami (FL) (asst)
2005-2007 Miami (FL) (CBO)
2004-2005 UTSA (asst)
2002-2004 Texas (video)
2001-2002 Long Beach State (video)
1999-2001 Texas (grad. asst)

Michael Schwartz Facts

  • Michael Leon Schwartz
  • Born September 25, 1976
  • Hometown: Los Angeles, California
  • Alma Mater: University of Texas (BA, 1999)
  • Graduated from Beverly Hills HS (CA) and started his college career with coach Pat Fuscaldo at D-II Sonoma State (CA)
  • Began his coaching career first as a graduate assistant then as video coordinator under Barnes at UT
    • In between those two stints, he spent one year as video coordinator under Wayne Morgan at LBSU
  • First assistant job was one year at UTSA under Tim Carter; then spent six years on Frank Haith‘s staff at Miami (FL) before returning to Southern California to work under Rodney Terry at Fresno State
  • Reconnected with Haith for one season at Tulsa before joining Barnes at Tennessee in 2016
    • Spent three seasons as an assistant and three as associate head coach, during which time the Vols went to four NCAA Tournaments and won a SEC title (in 2018)
  • Hired in March 2022 to be the new head coach at East Carolina in the AAC

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