Tim Floyd

Tim Floyd (born February 25, 1954)

Teams coached: Idaho Vandals, New Orleans Privateers, Iowa State Cyclones, Chicago Bulls, New Orleans Hornets, USC TrojansUTEP Miners
Idaho record: 35-25 (.583)
New Orleans record: 126-59 (.681)
Iowa State record: 82-46 (.640)
USC record: 64-49 (.566) **
UTEP record: 138-99 (.582)
Overall record^: 445-278 (.615) **

Career Accomplishments:


Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2010-2017 UTEP
2005-2009 USC
2003-2004 New Orleans Hornets
1998-2001 Chicago Bulls
1994-1998 Iowa State
1988-1994 New Orleans
1986-1988 Idaho
1977-1986 UTEP (asst)
1976-1977 Louisiana Tech (asst)

Tim Floyd Facts

  • Timothy Fitzpatrick Floyd
  • Born February 25, 1954
  • Hometown: Hattiesburg, Mississippi
  • Alma Mater: Louisiana Tech University (BS, 1977)
  • Walked on at Southern Miss and then transferred to Louisiana Tech, playing for head coach Emmett Hendricks
    • Started his coaching career at his alma mater, spending one season as an assistant under Hendricks
  • Spent the next nine seasons as an assistant at UTEP under Hall of Fame head coach Don Haskins
  • Collegiate head coaching stops include Idaho, New Orleans, Iowa State, USC and his last position at UTEP
    • Won four conference titles in six years at New Orleans, going to the NCAA Tournament twice and NIT three times
    • Led Iowa State to the NCAAs in each of his first three seasons there, including a Sweet Sixteen run in 1997
    • After several years in the NBA (see below), returned to the collegiate ranks to coach at USC for four seasons
      • Had 21 wins from the 2007-08 season vacated by the NCAA as a result of a recruiting scandal around O.J. Mayo
      • The scandal ultimately led Floyd’s resignation as the USC coach in June 2009
    • Finished his career at UTEP where he had been an assistant several decades prior, leading the Miners for 7+ seasons
      • Announced his retirement six games into the Miners’ 2017-18 season, citing his health and desire to give another coach a chance
    • Compiled an overall record of 445-278 at the D-I level, went to seven NCAA Tournaments, five NITs and one CBI
  • Was the head coach of the Chicago Bulls (1998-2002) and New Orleans Hornets (2003-04) of the NBA, with an overall record of 90-231
  • Along with his wife, Beverly, has one daughter

Tim Floyd Coaching Tree


^ overall record includes head coaching positions at the NCAA Division I level only

** Listed accomplishments for this coach do not include wins or appearances later vacated by the NCAA