Mike Hopkins

Mike Hopkins (born August 6, 1970)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: Washington Huskies
Current conference: Pac-12 Conference
Syracuse record: 4-5 (.444)
Washington record: 85-75 (.531)
Overall record: 89-90 (.527)

Career Accomplishments:

Career Accomplishments:

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2017-present Washington
2016-2017 Syracuse (asst)
2015-2016 Syracuse (interim HC)
1996-2015 Syracuse (asst)

Mike Hopkins Facts

  • Mike Hopkins
  • Born August 6, 1970
  • Hometown: Laguna Hills, California
  • Alma Mater: Syracuse University (BS, 1993)
  • Originally from the West Coast, Hopkins played at Mater Dei High School in Santa Ana, CA; won the 1987 California state championship along side future NBA player LeRon Ellis
  • Played shooting guard at Syracuse from 1989-1993 under longtime head coach Jim Boeheim; named captain his senior year
    • Spent a few years playing professionally after Syracuse, including stints in Netherlands, Turkey and the CBA
  • Joined Boeheim‘s staff at Syracuse as an assistant in 1996, a position he would keep for the next 21 years
    • Acted as interim HC for nine games during the 2015-16 season while Boeheim was serving a suspension; the Orange were 4-5 (0-3) during that stretch
    • Connected to many other head coaching positions during his tenure at Syracuse, but ultimately remained with the program
    • Formally named as the Head Coach-Designate in June 2015, meaning he would take over the program following Boeheim‘s eventual retirement
  • Hired as Washington’s head coach in March 2017, returning to the West Coast for the first time in his playing or coaching career
    • Led the Huskies to the 2018 NIT in his first season at the helm and in his second season claimed an outright Pac-12 title, earning an at-large NCAA bid
  • Along with his wife, Tricia, has two sons and one daughter

Mike Hopkins Coaching Tree

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