Eddie Fogler Biographical Details
Date of birth: June 12, 1948
Place of birth: Brooklyn, NewYork, USA

1970 - BA Mathematics (UNC)
1972 - MAT - Masters of Art in teaching (UNC)

Member of the National Association of Basketball Coaches - NABC over 40 years

Playing career:
1966 - 1970 - North Carolina
Position - Point guard

Coaching career

1970 - 1971 - DeMatha HS (asst.)
1971 - 1986 - North Carolina (asst.)
1986 - 1989 - Wichita State
1989 - 1993 - Vanderbilt
1993 - 2001 - South Carolina
Head coaching record (15 Years)
Overall - 265–197

Accomplishments and Honors
NCAA (1982)
MVC Championhip (1987)
NIT (1990)
SEC Regular Season Championship (1993, 1997)

Henry Iba Award (1993)
AP College Basketball Coach of the Year (1993)
NABC Coach of the Year (1993)
UPI College Basketball Coach of the Year (1993)
MVC Coach of the Year (1987)
SEC Coach of the Year (1993, 1997)

Eddie Fogler’s career highlights at a glance:

  • From 1966-1970 Fogler played point guard for the University of North Carolina on two NCAA Final Four teams.
  • Taught and coached at DeMatha High School in Hyattsville, Maryland under prep legend Morgan Wootten.
  • Returned to Chapel Hill as a graduate assistant for two years under Dean Smith. He then transitioned to a Tar Heel assistant where he remained for 13 years. During that time, the university won eight ACC Championships, five ACC Tournament Titles, and made the Final Four four times with an NCAA Championship in 1982 over Georgetown.
  • From 1986-1989, Fogler served as head basketball coach at Wichita State University where he compiled a 61-32 record that included two NCAA Tournament appearances and one NIT berth. Fogler was the 1987 MVC Coach of the Year.
  • From 1989-1993, Fogler served as head basketball coach at Vanderbilt University with an 81-48 record, capturing the NIT Championship in 1990. His 1992-1993 team was ranked as high as #5 in the country, finishing 28-6 with a 14-2 record in the SEC, a trip to the NCAA Tournament’s “Sweet Sixteen,” and he was named National Coach of the Year after winning the SEC Championship. During his four years coaching at Vanderbilt, the Commodores achieved two NIT berths and two NCAA Tournament bids.
  • From 1993-2001, Fogler was head coach at the University of South Carolina and led the Gamecocks to the SEC Championship in 1997, along with two NCAA Tournament appearances. He compiled a 123-117 record at South Carolina.
  • Fogler has 8 years of experience as a college basketball analyst for Fox Sports Network.
  • In 2006, Fogler Consulting was established.
  • Fogler currently resides in Elgin, SC with his wife Robin. The couple has a daughter Emma, a former University of South Carolina student and a son Ben a former student – athlete at Vanderbilt University.