Mike Brennan

Mike Brennan (born May 18, 1972)

Teams coached: American Eagles
American record: 125-166 (.430)
Overall record: 125-166 (.430)

Career Accomplishments:

  • NCAA National Championships:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  1  (2014)
  • NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen:  0
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  0
  • Patriot League Tournament Champion:  1  (2014)


Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2023-2024 Loyola (MD) (asst)
2013-2023 American
2009-2013 Georgetown (asst)
2007-2009 American (asst)
2000-2007 Princeton (asst)
1995-1996 Columbia (asst)

Mike Brennan Facts

  • Mike Brennan
  • Born May 18, 1972
  • Hometown: Bayonne, New Jersey
  • Alma Mater: Princeton University (BA, 1994)
  • Played four years at Princeton under head coach Hall of Fame head coach Pete Carril
  • Worked one year as a volunteer assistant at Columbia under Armond Hill before spending time playing professionally in Germany, Belgium and Portugal
  • Was an assistant at Princeton for seven seasons, first under Bill Carmody and then under John Thompson III
  • After two seasons as an assistant to Jeff Jones at American, reunited with Thompson for four years as a Georgetown assistant
  • Hired as the head coach at American in 2013, leading the Eagles to a Patriot League Tournament title and NCAA berth in his first season
    • Went 125-166 over ten full seasons as the head coach, but never returned to the postseason after 2014
    • Brennan was fired in March 2023 following a 17-15 season, just his fourth winning campaign at AU
  • Joined the coaching staff at Loyola (MD) in July 2023 as an assistant under head coach Tavaras Hardy

Mike Brennan Coaching Tree

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