Coach of the Year


Florida coach Jim McElwain named 2015 SEC Coach of the Year; five Gators named All-SEC

December 9, 2015 | By Adam Silverstein
Guiding the Florida Gators to a 10-3 regular-season record in his first year with the program, head coach Jim McElwain on Tuesday was named the 2015 SEC Coach of the Year. The...

After three straight national titles, coach Rhonda Faehn leaves Florida for USA Gymnastics

April 24, 2015 | By Adam Silverstein
Just days after leading Florida Gators gymnastics to its third straight NCAA Championship, head coach Rhonda Faehn has decided to leave the program to become senior vice president of USA Gymnastics. Faehn,...

FOUR BITS: Tebow, Wright, Harvin, Horford

March 9, 2015 | By Adam Silverstein
1 » Former Florida Gators quarterback Tim Tebow‘s dream of returning to the NFL has not died despite Tebow entering the world of broadcasting and refusing to either change positions or play...

Buddy Alexander to retire after 27 years at Florida

April 22, 2014 | By Adam Silverstein
The second-longest-tenured head coach in school history, Buddy Alexander has decided to retire after nearly three decades at the helm of the highly-successful Florida Gators’s men’s golf program. Alexander, who will coach...

Billy Donovan (Coach), Scottie Wilbekin (Player) claim AP SEC awards for Florida Gators

March 17, 2014 | By Adam Silverstein
No. 1 Florida Gators head coach Billy Donovan and senior point guard Scottie Wilbekin were named the 2014 Southeastern Conference Coach and Player of the Year, respectively, by the Associated Press on...

Led by Donovan (Coach) and Wilbekin (Player), Florida Gators clean up at 2014 SEC awards

March 11, 2014 | By Adam Silverstein
Updated on Wednesday at 1:15 a.m. The No. 1 Florida Gators cleaned up on Tuesday when the Southeastern Conference released its 2013-14 year-end awards as voted on by league coaches, earning five...

Florida vs. South Carolina preview: Donovan named USA Coach of the Year; Vitale rips NCAA

January 8, 2014 | By Adam Silverstein
(10) FLORIDA GATORS SO. CAROLINA GAMECOCKS Head Coach: Billy Donovan Head Coach: Frank Martin Record: 11-2 (0-0 SEC) Record: 7-6 (0-0 SEC) Conference: Southeastern Conference: Southeastern Location: Stephen C. O’Connell...

Florida boosts Muschamp’s salary to $3 million

July 26, 2013 | By Adam Silverstein
Head coach Will Muschamp has received a $250,000 raise and will now earn just under $3 million each year through the 2017 season, making him the seventh-highest paid coach in the Southeastern...

FOUR BITS: lacrosse, tennis, Moss, Sloan

May 2, 2013 | By Adam Silverstein
1 » After having just player receive an individual honor in 2012, Florida Gators lacrosse swept the positional awards and took home a major coaching honor from the American Lacrosse Conference in...

Florida’s Lauren Embree named SEC Player of the Year for third time; Gators pick up SEC awards

April 24, 2013 | By Adam Silverstein
Florida Gators senior Lauren Embree was named the 2013 Southeastern Conference Player of the Year on Wednesday, becoming the first player in the history of the award to be honored with it...