Missouri Valley Coach of the Year

List of Missouri Valley Coach of the Year winners

The Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) has awarded Missouri Valley Coach of the Year honors every season since 1948-49. The coach who has won the award the most times is Northern Iowa‘s Ben Jacobson (five). Former member Tulsa and current member Drake are the program with the most awards (nine each), followed by Bradley (eight) and Wichita State (seven). See also: Missouri Valley Player of the Year

Year Coach School
1949 Henry Iba Oklahoma A&M
1950 Forddy Anderson Bradley
1951 Henry Iba (2) Oklahoma A&M (2)
1952 Eddie Hickey Saint Louis
1953 Henry Iba (3) Oklahoma A&M (3)
1954 Ralph Miller Wichita State
1955 Clarence Iba Tulsa
1956 Alden Pasche Houston
1957 Eddie Hickey (2) Saint Louis (2)
1958 George Smith Cincinnati
1959 George Smith (2) Cincinnati (2)
1960 Chuck Orsborn Bradley (2)
1961 Ed Jucker Cincinnati (3)
1962 Chuck Orsborn (2) Bradley (3)
1963 Ed Jucker (2) Cincinnati (4)
1964 Maury John Drake
1965 Gary Thompson Wichita State (2)
1966 Tay Baker Cincinnati (5)
1967 Joe Swank Tulsa (2)
1968 Maury John (2) Drake (2)
1969 Ken Hayes Tulsa (3)
Maury John (3) Drake (3)
1970 Maury John (4) Drake (4)
1971 Bob Polk Saint Louis (3)
1972 Gene Bartow Memphis
1973 Denny Crum Louisville
Ken Hayes (2) Tulsa (4)
1974 Joe Stowell Bradley (4)
1975 Lou Henson New Mexico State
1976 Ron Ekker West Texas State
1977 Ken Hayes (3) New Mexico State (2)
1978 Tom Apke Creighton
1979 Bill Hodges Indiana State
1980 Dick Versace Bradley (5)
1981 Nolan Richardson Tulsa (5)
1982 Gary Garner Drake (5)
1983 Weldon Drew New Mexico State (3)
1984 Bob Donewald Illinois State
1985 Nolan Richardson (2) Tulsa (6)
1986 Dick Versace (2) Bradley (6)
1987 J. D. Barnett Tulsa (7)
Eddie Fogler Wichita State (3)
1988 Stan Albeck Bradley (7)
1989 Tony Barone Creighton (2)
1990 Rich Herrin Southern Illinois
1991 Tates Locke Indiana State (2)
1992 Bob Bender Illinois State (2)
1993 Rudy Washington Drake (6)
1994 Tubby Smith Tulsa (8)
1995 Tubby Smith (2) Tulsa (9)
1996 Jim Molinari Bradley (8)
1997 Eldon Miller Northern Iowa
1998 Kevin Stallings Illinois State (3)
1999 Jim Crews Evansville
2000 Royce Waltman Indiana State (3)
2001 Dana Altman Creighton (3)
2002 Dana Altman (2) Creighton (4)
2003 Bruce Weber Southern Illinois (2)
2004 Matt Painter Southern Illinois (3)
2005 Chris Lowery Southern Illinois (4)
2006 Mark Turgeon Wichita State (4)
2007 Chris Lowery (2) Southern Illinois (5)
2008 Keno Davis Drake (7)
2009 Ben Jacobson Northern Iowa (2)
2010 Ben Jacobson (2) Northern Iowa (3)
2011 Cuonzo Martin Missouri State
2012 Gregg Marshall Wichita State (5)
2013 Gregg Marshall (2) Wichita State (6)
2014 Gregg Marshall (3) Wichita State (7)
2015 Ben Jacobson (3) Northern Iowa (4)
2016 Barry Hinson Southern Illinois (6)
2017 Dan Muller Illinois State (4)
2018 Porter Moser Loyola (IL)
2019 Darian DeVries Drake (8)
2020 Ben Jacobson (4) Northern Iowa (5)
2021 Darian DeVries (2) Drake (9)
2022 Ben Jacobson (5) Northern Iowa (6)
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