Pete Herrmann

Pete Herrmann (born August 27, 1948)

Teams coached: Navy Midshipmen, Georgia Bulldogs, Young Harris Mountain Lions
Navy record: 63-110 (.364)
Georgia record: 3-9 (.250)
Young Harris record^: 114-102 (.528)
Overall record^: 180-221 (.449)

Career Accomplishments:

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2010-2018 Young Harris
2009 Georgia (interim HC)
2003-2009 Georgia (assoc. HC)
1998-2003 Western Kentucky (asst)
1994-1998 Virginia (asst)
1992-1994 Kansas State (asst)
1986-1992 Navy
1980-1986 Navy (asst)
1974-1975 Hobart College (asst)

Pete Herrmann Facts

  • Peter F. Herrmann
  • Born August 27, 1948
  • Hometown: town
  • Alma Mater: State University of New York at Geneseo (BS, 1970)
  • Played baseball and basketball at SUNY Geneseo and was later inducted into the school’s HOF (c/o 1990)
  • Started his career coaching JV at Byron-Bergen Central (NY) from 1970-74, then spent one year at D-III Hobart College (NY)
  • Spent five seasons as boys basketball coach at Midlakes HS in Clifton Springs, NY, named region Coach of the Year in 1978
  • Joined Paul Evans‘ staff as an assistant at the US Naval Academy in 1980, during which time he began coaching eventual Naismith POY and Hall of Famer David Robinson
    • Was part of a stretch of three-straight CAA titles and NCAA Tournament berths with Robinson
      • The first two (1985-86) were as an assistant and the third was as head coach
    • Elevated to head coach in 1986 when Evans left, coaching the Midshipmen for six seasons
    • Outside of his first year (Robinson’s last), his teams never again finished above .500
  • Spent the next 17 years as a D-I assistant, first at Kansas State (under Dana Altman), then at Virginia (under Jeff Jones) and then working under Dennis Felton at both Western Kentucky and Georgia
    • With UGA, Herrmann was associate head coach and in 2009 was named interim head coach to lead the Bulldogs for the final 12 games after Felton’s firing (going 3-9)
  • In 2010, Herrmann was hired to restart the basketball program at D-II Young Harris College in Georgia
    • He went 114-102 in eight seasons as head coach before retiring in 2018
  • Along with his wife, Sharon, has one daughter, Lisa

Pete Herrmann Coaching Tree


^ overall record includes head coaching positions at both the NCAA Division I and Division II levels