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Gonzaga Basketball

Gonzaga Basketball Coaches

Mark Few has been a mainstay on the Gonzaga Bulldog's coaching staff ever since 1989. Few and the rest of his coaching staff have put together a remarkable tournament run, culminating in an appearance in the 2017 NCAA Championship.

Current Coaches

Head Coach: Mark Few

Few enters his 19th season as Gonzaga’s head coach after a record-setting 2017 season. Gonzaga won a program-record 37 games and reached the NCAA championship game, earning Few Naismith Coach of the Year honors. Few has led GU to 18 consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances, including one Final Four, two Elite Eights and seven Sweet 16s. The Zags have won or shared 17 WCC regular-season championships in Few’s 19 seasons, winning 14 WCC tournament crowns in that time.

Assistant Coach: Tommy Lloyd

Lloyd, who is in his 17th season with Gonzaga, has expanded the program’s recruiting boundaries by helping bring in numerous international players. Lloyd helped recruit current Zags Rui Hachimura (Japan), Killian Tillie (France), Jacob Larsen (Denmark) and Joel Ayayi (France). Lloyd was instrumental in recruiting former Zags Przemek Karnowski, Domantas Sabonis, Kevin Pangos, Kelly Olynyk, Robert Sacre, Elias Harris and Ronny Turiaf. Lloyd built his contacts overseas when he played professionally in Australia and Germany.

Assistant Coach: Roger Powell Jr.

Powell joined the Zags' staff in June 2019. He was most recently the associate head coach at Vanderbilt. The former University of Illinois standout and Valparaiso assistant basketball coach Powell, joins GU effective immediately. Powell joined the Vanderbilt staff as associate head coach in April of 2016. In his first season at Vanderbilt, he helped guide the Commodores to the NCAA Tournament.

Assistant Coach: Brian Michaelson

Michaelson is in his 10th season in Gonzaga's program, the last five as an assistant coach. He's played a key role in the player development and scouting, playing a prominent role in the recruiting of transfers Kyle Wiltjer, Byron Wesley, Nigel Williams-Goss and current Zag Johnathan Williams. Michaelson, a Portland native, was a walk-on at Gonzaga in 2001-02. He finished his career in 2005 as a member of five NCAA Tournament teams.

Coaching Timeline