Mitch Henderson

Mitch Henderson (born August 14, 1975)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: Princeton Tigers
Current conference: Ivy League
Princeton record: 185-108 (.631)
Overall record: 185-108 (.631)

Career Accomplishments:


Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2011-present Princeton
2000-2011 Northwestern (asst)

Mitch Henderson Facts

  • Mitchell Gordon Henderson
  • Born August 14, 1975
  • Hometown: Vincennes, Indiana
  • Alma Mater: Princeton University (BA, 1998)
  • Graduated from Culver Military Academy in Culver, IN, where he lettered all four years in football, basketball and baseball
  • Drafted by the New York Yankees in the 29th round of 1994, but chose to play basketball at Princeton under Hall of Fame head coach Pete Carril; played his final two years under Bill Carmody
    • Played in three NCAA Tournaments and was named Second Team All-Ivy as a senior in 1998
  • After one year playing professionally in Italy, Henderson joined Carmody at Northwestern as an assistant coach; spent eleven years at NU
  • Hired in 2011 as the new head coach at Princeton, leading the Tigers to two CBIs in his first three years
  • Along with his wife, Ashley, has one son and one daughter

Mitch Henderson Coaching Tree