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Kevin McGuff

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Name  Kevin McGuff
Role  Basketball Coach
Education  Saint Joseph's College

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Team  Ohio State Buckeyes women's basketball
Similar People  Mike Neighbors, Tara VanDerveer, Coquese Washington, Thad Matta, Sharon Versyp

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Kevin McGuff (born December 3, 1969) is the current head women's basketball coach at Ohio State University after spending two seasons as head coach of the University of Washington. Prior to his time in Seattle, McGuff was the head coach at Xavier University until April 2011.

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Coaching career

McGuff began his coaching career as an assistant coach at Miami University where the Lady Hawks went 54–30 during his tenure in Oxford, Ohio.

He served as an assistant coach at Notre Dame. During his six years as an Irish assistant coach under Muffet McGraw, Notre Dame went 160–39, including a national title in 2001.

Xavier University

McGuff spent nine seasons at Xavier, compiling an overall record of 213–73, giving him the most wins of any Xavier women's coach. The Musketeers made the postseason in each of McGuff's seasons as head coach, with the last five being in the NCAA tournament. During this stretch, Xavier's best run was in 2010, when the Musketeers lost in the Elite Eight to Stanford.

Ohio State University

McGuff was hired by Ohio State on April 16, 2013 to replace Jim Foster. He was formally introduced at a press conference on April 17, 2013. Ohio State will owe Washington $1.75 million as part of McGuff's buyout clause from his contract with UW.

Personal

Kevin attended Saint Joseph's College in Indiana. McGuff and his wife, Letitia, have six children.

References

Kevin McGuff Wikipedia