Mark Schmidt (born February 12, 1963) is an American college basketball coach and the current men's basketball head coach at St. Bonaventure University. He took the job at the start of the 2007–08 season after holding the same position at Robert Morris University for six seasons (2001–2007), compiling a record of 82–90. Prior to becoming the head coach at Robert Morris, he served as an assistant coach at Xavier University under Skip Prosser from 1994 t o 2001. During the 2008–09 season, he led St. Bonaventure to a 15–15 record, and an appearance in the Atlantic 10 postseason tournament, the school's first since 2005. Schmidt has led the Bonnies to an Atlantic 10 Tournament Championship in 2012 and an Atlantic 10 regular season championship in 2016 where he was named Atlantic 10 Coach of the Year. He is the all-time wins leader in St. Bonaventure history passing Larry Weise (202 wins) on February 17, 2019. Schmidt has coached 24 players who went on to play professionally including Andrew Nicholson and Jaylen Adams.
|Born||February 12, 1963|
North Attleboro, Massachusetts
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|1989–1991||Saint Michael's (assistant)|
|1991–1993||Penn State (assistant)|
|1993–1994||Loyola (MD) (assistant)|
|Head coaching record|
|Accomplishments and honors|
|A-10 Tournament (2012)|
A-10 regular season (2016)
|Atlantic 10 Coach of the Year (2016)|
He played collegiately for the Boston College Eagles from 1981 to 1985 under coaches Tom Davis and Gary Williams. He graduated from Bishop Feehan High School in Attleboro, Massachusetts in 1981, and is inducted in the Bishop Feehan Hall of Fame for his 9:52 steeplechase. He is still the school's second all-time leading scorer with a total of 1,450 points.
Head coaching recordEdit
|Robert Morris (Northeast Conference) (2001–2007)|
|Robert Morris:||82–90 (.477)||58–52 (.527)|
|St. Bonaventure (Atlantic 10 Conference) (2007–present)|
|2010–11||St. Bonaventure||16–15||8–8||7th||CBI First Round|
|2011–12||St. Bonaventure||20–12||10–6||4th||NCAA First Round|
|2015–16||St. Bonaventure||22–9||14–4||T–1st||NIT First Round|
|2017–18||St. Bonaventure||26–8||14–4||2nd||NCAA First Round|
|St. Bonaventure:||229–180 (.560)||118–102 (.536)|
Postseason invitational champion
- "Bonnies hire Robert Morris' Schmidt as head coach". ESPN.com. 2007-04-10.
- "Lofton Powers Bonnies Over Mason; Schmidt Now Bona's All-Time Coaching Wins Leader". St. Bonaventure. 2019-02-17. Retrieved 2020-04-01.
- "Bonnies In The Pros". St. Bonaventure. Retrieved 2020-04-01.
- "Boston College Eagles Coaches". College Basketball at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020-04-01.
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