Tom Pecora (born January 21, 1958) is an American college basketball coach and most recently the head men's basketball coach at Fordham University. Born in Queens Village, New York, he graduated from Adelphi University in 1983.
|Title||Associate head coach|
|Born||January 21, 1958|
Queens Village, New York
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|1984–1987||Long Island Lutheran HS (assistant)|
|1987–1989||Nassau CC (assistant)|
|1993–1994||Loyola Marymount (assistant)|
|2017–present||Quinnipiac (associate HC)|
|Head coaching record|
Pecora was promoted to the position of head coach at Hofstra University, taking over for Jay Wright, where he coached from 2001 to 2010 and his record was 155–126. Pecora took over as the permanent replacement after Fordham fired Dereck Whittenburg during the 2009-10 season but failed to find any success, losing twenty or more games in four of his five seasons. He was fired following the 2014-15 season.
Head coaching recordEdit
|Hofstra (Colonial Athletic Association) (2001–2010)|
|2004–05||Hofstra||21–9||12–6||4th||NIT Opening Round|
|2006–07||Hofstra||22–10||14–4||3rd||NIT First Round|
|Hofstra:||154–125 (.552)||90–71 (.559)|
|Fordham (Atlantic 10 Conference) (2010–2015)|
|Fordham:||44–106 (.293)||13–69 (.159)|
Postseason invitational champion
- Heyman, Brian (March 25, 2010). "Pecora Faces Tough Task at Fordham". The New York Times. Archived from the original on April 3, 2010. Retrieved October 7, 2010.
- Charles Costello (May 15, 2014). "Fordham Close to Naming New Assistant Coach". Bleacher Report. Archived from the original on May 15, 2014. Retrieved June 1, 2014.
- Borges, David (August 2, 2017). "Tom Pecora eager to help build Quinnipiac program". New Haven Register. Retrieved August 15, 2017.
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