Murry Bartow

Murry Bartow (born August 18, 1961)

Teams coached: UAB Blazers, East Tennessee State Buccaneers, South Florida Bulls, UCLA Bruins
UAB record: 103-83 (.554)
East Tennessee State record: 224-165 (.576)
South Florida record: 1-16 (.059)
UCLA: 10-10 (.500)
Overall record: 338-274 (.552)

Career Accomplishments:


Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2018-2019 UCLA (interim HC)
2018 UCLA (asst)
2017 South Florida (interim HC)
2016-2017 South Florida (asst)
2003-2015 East Tennessee State
1996-2002 UAB
1989-1996 UAB (asst)
1987-1989 William & Mary (asst)
1985-1987 Indiana (grad. asst)

Murry Bartow Facts

  • Murry Linn Bartow
  • Born August 18, 1961
  • Hometown: Warrensburg, Missouri
  • Alma Mater: University of Alabama at Birmingham (BA, 1985) / Indiana University (MA, 1987)
  • Father is College Hall of Fame head coach Gene Bartow, who coached at UAB, UCLA, Illinois, Memphis and Valparaiso
    • Went to high school in Birmingham, AL before playing for his father at UAB
  • Spent two years as a graduate assistant under Bob Knight at Indiana, including the Hoosiers’ 1987 National Championship run
    • Next spent two seasons as an assistant coach at William & Mary under Chuck Swenson
  • Joined his father’s staff at UAB in 1989, remaining an assistant for seven seasons before taking over as head coach in 1996
  • Was the head coach at East Tennessee State for twelve seasons, making six postseason appearances (three NCAAs)
  • Joined Orlando Antigua‘s staff at South Florida as an assistant in 2016
    • Named interim head coach in January 2017 after Antigua’s dismissal, going 1-16 record over the remainder of the season
  • Was hired by Steve Alford as an assistant coach at UCLA in April 2018
  • Along with his wife, Tammy, has three sons

Murry Bartow Coaching Tree

  • Andy Kennedy (UAB, Ole Miss, Cincinnati)
  • Tom Schuberth (UT-Pan American)