Sean Woods

Sean Woods (born March 29, 1970)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: Southern Jaguars
Current conference: Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC)
Mississippi Valley State record: 50-80 (.385)
Morehead State record: 77-70 (.524)
Southern record: 49-65 (.430)
Overall record: 176-215 (.450)

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Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2018-present Southern
2017-2018 Stetson (asst)
2012-2016 Morehead State
2008-2012 Mississippi Valley State
2006-2008 TCU (asst)
2005-2006 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (asst)
2003-2005 High Point (asst)

Sean Woods Facts

  • Sean Woods
  • Born March 29, 1970
  • Hometown: Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Alma Mater: University of Kentucky (BA, 1992)
  • Played at Kentucky for four seasons, the first under Eddie Sutton and the final three under Rick Pitino
  • After graduation, Woods ran a basketball camp for several years before becoming a coach
  • Spent two years as an assistant at High Point under head coach Bart Lundy, followed by one year at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi under Ronnie Arrow and then two years under Neil Dougherty at TCU
  • Became the head coach at Mississippi Valley State in 2008, winning both the SWAC regular season and Tournament titles in 2012, his fourth and final year there
  • Spent four full seasons as Morehead State head coach, winning 20+ games and going to the CBI twice (2014 and 2016)
    • Nine games into the 2016-17 season, Woods was suspended as a result of an investigation into player mistreatment
  • Was an assistant under Corey Williams at Stetson for one season
  • Hired in April 2018 to be the new head coach of the Southern Jaguars out of the SWAC
  • Along with his wife, Dashaynia, has two sons

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