Mike White

Mike White (born March 2, 1977)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: Georgia Bulldogs
Current conference: Southeastern Conference (SEC)
Louisiana Tech record: 101-40 (.716)
Florida record: 142-88 (.617)
Georgia record: 36-33 (.522)
Overall record: 279-161 (.634)

Career Accomplishments:


Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2022-present Georgia
2015-2022 Florida
2011-2015 Louisiana Tech
2004-2011 Ole Miss (asst)
2003-2004 Jacksonville State (assoc. HC)
2000-2003 Jacksonville State (asst)

Mike White Facts

  • Michael Emerson White
  • Born March 2, 1977
  • Hometown: Dunedin, Florida
  • Alma Mater: University of Mississippi (BA, 2000)
  • Played four seasons at Ole Miss, first three under Rob Evans and the last one under Rod Barnes
  • Was on Mike LaPlante’s staff at Jacksonville State for four seasons – three as an assistant and one as associate head coach
  • Spent seven seasons as an assistant at Ole Miss, first under Barnes and then under Andy Kennedy
  • Became the head coach at Louisiana Tech in 2011, winning 101 games over four seasons and leading the Bulldogs to three conference titles (one WAC and two Conference USA) and three NIT berths
  • Hired in May 2015 as the new head coach at Florida, leading the Gators to the NIT in year one
    • Reached the 2017 NCAA Elite Eight in his second season
    • Returned to the NCAA Tournament in 2018, 2019 and 2021, making it four-straight bids for the Gators (excluding 2020)
    • Went 142-88 in seven seasons at the helm before resigning in 2022
  • In March 2022, White left Florida to take over as the head coach at in-conference rival Georgia
    • In his second season at UGA, White led the team to 20 victories and a trip to the 2024 NIT Semifinals

Mike White Coaching Tree