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UGA Basketball Head Coaches

Walter T. Forbes was the first head coach of the Georgia Bulldogs men’s basketball team. Below is the full list of UGA basketball head coaches with their records, including current head coach Tom Crean.

1905-Present

Head Coach Seasons Years Games Won Lost Pct.
Walter T. Forbes 2 1905-07 4 2 2 .500
C.O. Heidler 4 1907-10, 11-12 22 16 6 .727
W. A. Cunningham 2 1910-11, 16-17 16 10 6 .625
Howell Peacock 4 1912-16 37 30 7 .811
Alfred W. Scott 1 1917-18 7 6 1 .857
Kennon Mott 1 1918-19 8 5 3 .625
Herman J. Stegeman 12 1919-31 248 170 78 .686
Vernon Smith 1 1931-32 26 19 7 .731
Rex Enright1 6 1932-38 116 62 54 .534
Elmer Lampe2 9 1938-47 201 106 95 .527
Ralph Jordan3 3 1947-50 82 50 32 .610
Jim Whatley 1 1950-51 24 13 11 .542
Harbin “Red” Lawson 14 1952-65 353 112 241 .317
Ken Rosemond 8 1966-73 203 92 111 .453
John Guthrie 5 1974-78 132 46 86 .348
Hugh Durham 17 1979-95 514 298 216 .580
Orlando “Tubby” Smith 2 1995-97 64 45 19 .703
Ron Jirsa 2 1997-99 65 35 30 .538
Jim Harrick4 4 1999-03 90 37 53 .411
Dennis Felton5 6 2003-09 175 84 91 .480
Pete Herrmann6 1 2009 12 3 9 .250
Mark Fox 9 2009-18 296 163 133 .551
Tom Crean 2 2018-20 64 27 37 .422
Overall 115 – – 2768 1439 1329 .520
1 Vernon Smith and Rex Enright were coaches in 1937-38.
2 Elmer Lampe and Ralph Jordan were coaches in 1946-47.
3 Ralph Jordan and Jim Whatley were coaches in 1949-50.
4 A total of 30 wins (11 in 2002, 19 in 2003) were vacated due to NCAA sanctions.
5 Dennis Felton was fired on January 29, 2009.
6 Pete Herrmann was named Interim Head Coach on January 29, 2009.
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