Tavaras Hardy

Tavaras Hardy (born February 9, 1980)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: Loyola Greyhounds
Current conference: Patriot League
Loyola (MD) record: 46-65 (.414)
Overall record: 46-65 (.414)

Career Accomplishments:

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2018-present Loyola (MD)
2016-2018 Georgia Tech (asst)
2013-2016 Georgetown (asst)
2011-2013 Northwestern (assoc. HC)
2006-2011 Northwestern (asst)

Tavaras Hardy Facts

  • Tavaras Hardy
  • Born February 9, 1980
  • Hometown: Joliet, Illinois
  • Alma Mater: Northwestern University (BS, 2002)
  • Played four years at Northwestern for head coaches Kevin O’Neill and Bill Carmody; twice earned All-Big Ten honors
  • Worked in wealth management after graduating while also coaching the Illinois Defenders AAU program
  • Returned to Northwestern in 2006 as an assistant under Carmody; promoted in 2011 to associate head coach
  • Left NU for Georgetown in 2013 when Carmody was fired, spending the next three years as an assistant under Hoyas’ head coach John Thompson III
  • Joined Josh Pastner‘s staff at Georgia Tech in 2016, spending two years as a Yellow Jackets assistant
  • Hired in March 2018 to become the head coach at Loyola (MD); he is 46-65 through four seasons at the helm
  • Along with his wife, Billée, has two daughters and two sons

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