WAC Coach of the Year

List of WAC Coach of the Year winners

The Western Athletic Conference (WAC) has awarded Don Haskins Coach of the Year honors every season since 1980-81. The award is named after late Hall of Fame head coach Don Haskins, who coached at UTEP from 1961-1999 and won the National Championship in 1966. The coach to win the award the most times is the late former Utah coach Rick Majerus, with four total awards. New Mexico State is tied with three former members (Nevada, UtahWyoming) are tied for the most overall awards (four each). See also: WAC Player of the Year

Year Coach(es) School(s)
1981 Jim Brandenburg Wyoming
1982 Jim Brandenburg (2) Wyoming (2)
1983 Don Haskins UTEP
1984 Gary Colson New Mexico
1985 Smokey Gaines San Diego State
1986 Jim Brandenburg (3) Wyoming (3)
1987 Don Haskins (2) UTEP (2)
1988 LaDell Andersen BYU
1989 Riley Wallace Hawaii
1990 Roger Reid BYU (2)
1991 Rick Majerus Utah
1992 Roger Reid (2) BYU (3)
1993 Rick Majerus (2) Utah (2)
1994 Dave Bliss New Mexico (2)
1995 Rick Majerus (3) Utah (3)
1996 Dave Bliss (2) New Mexico (3)
1997 Steve Robinson Tulsa
Riley Wallace (2) Hawaii (2)
1998 Larry Shyatt Wyoming (4)
Billy Tubbs TCU
1999 Rick Majerus (4) Utah (4)
Willis Wilson Rice
2000 Bill Self Tulsa (2)
2001 Jerry Tarkanian Fresno State
2002 Riley Wallace (3) Hawaii (3)
2003 Ray Lopes Fresno State (2)
2004 Billy Gillispie UTEP (3)
2005 Mark Fox Nevada
2006 Mark Fox (2) Nevada (2)
2007 Mark Fox (3) Nevada (3)
2008 Greg Graham Boise State
2009 Stew Morrill Utah State
2010 Stew Morrill (2) Utah State (2)
2011 Stew Morrill (3) Utah State (3)
2012 David Carter Nevada (4)
2013 Mike White Louisiana Tech
2014 Dick Hunsaker Utah Valley
2015 Marvin Menzies New Mexico State
2016 Rod Barnes Cal State Bakersfield
2017 Rod Barnes (2) Cal State Bakersfield (2)
2018 Chris Jans New Mexico State (2)
2019 Chris Jans (2) New Mexico State (3)
2020 Chris Jans (3) New Mexico State (4)
2021 Lew Hill UTRGV
2022 Chris Victor Seattle
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