2012 Men’s Basketball

Bruce Weber

(2005 National coach of the year, 2005 NCAA Runner-up at Illinois.  Won conference championships in Big 10 and MVC)

 

Results

  • 2018 Elite Eight, just K-State’s 2nd such finish since 1988
  • 100% Graduate Success Rate (GSR)
  • Four NCAA bids in 6 years
  • 2017 Senior Wesley Iwundu earns degree & becomes K-State’s 1st four year NBA draft pick since 1992, and just 3rd overall in that span
  • 2013 Big 12 coach of year
  • 2013 Big 12 co-champions – K-State’s first conference title in 36 years
  • 438 career wins // 125 at K-State – K-State’s 4th alltime wins leader of 24 coaches in program history

 

2014 Women’s Basketball

Jeff Mittie

(previous – over 400 wins and multiple conference titles and coach of year awards at TCU and Arkansas State)

 

Results

  • 8-win improvement in first year
  • 2015 WNIT
  • 2016 NCAA 2nd round
  • 2017 NCAA sub-regional host and 2nd round
  • 2018 WNIT

 

2014 Women’s Tennis

Danielle Steinberg

(2014 Southland coach of the year and All-Louisiana coach of the year at McNeese State and former academic All America as a player at Arizona)

 

Results

  • 2018 – first program NCAA bid since 2003, just fourth in program history
  • Maria Linares was named 2018 Big 12 Freshman of the Year

 

2015 Men’s Golf

Grant Robbins

(15 year head coaching veteran & Memphis Hall of Famer, multiple NCAA bids and Coach of year in 2 conferences)

 

Highlight Result

  • 2018 – Jeremy Gandon, shares Big 12 Medalist honors, K-State’s first conference championship of any kind in men’s golf since 1951

 

2017 Tennessee Men’s Tennis

Chris Woodruff

(1993 NCAA singles champion, retired professional and veteran assistant coach)

 

First Season Results

  • 2018 – Tennessee improves win total by 8 matches to 21-9, the most Vol victories since 2013
  • Team advanced to NCAA 2nd round after returning to the tournament for the first time since 2015

 

2017 Tennessee Baseball

Tony Vitello

(Veteran SEC & Big 12 assistant)

 

First Year Results

  • 2018 SEC record of 11-15 as of May 13 already eclipse’s last year’s record of 7-21
  • 3 game sweep of Alabama (who also hired new coach in 2017)
  • Has #6 ranked recruiting class in the country
  • On pace to earn first SEC tournament berth since 2015