Where Is Cuonzo Martin Coaching Now?
Cuonzo Martin is not coaching any team now. He has taken his time off from basketball since he was relieved from Tigers basketball.
He has had a chance to embrace this beautiful game as a player for seven years and as a coach for over two decades. The basketball fans will be looking for his return to the court.
Martin's career started in 2000. Cuonzo returned to Purdue in 2000 to work as Gene Keady's assistant coach after serving as a deputy coach at West Lafayette High School for one year.
Martin took the job at Missouri State University of the Missouri Valley Conference on March 25, 2008, following his eight seasons at Purdue. The 51-year-old was appointed the Tennessee Volunteers head coach on March 27, 2011, after spending three seasons at Missouri State.
He was appointed the men's basketball team's head coach at the University of California, Berkeley, on April 15, 2014, before his time at the University of Missouri.
Cuonzo Martin Coached Missouri Tigers Basketball Since 2017
Cuonzo has been a coach for over twenty years, but his most famous tenure is at the University of Missouri. He has coached the Missouri Tigers men's basketball team for over five years.
Martin was appointed the head coach of the University of Missouri men's basketball team on March 15, 2017, the same day he left California.
Missouri offered him a seven-year, $21 million contract, making him the highest-paid coach in program history.
Cuonzo Martin was dismissed after five seasons. He had led Cal to its most recent NCAA tournament participation in 2016.
The Tigers only made two NCAA tournaments in five seasons under Martin, both of which they lost in the first round. His teams had an overall record of 78-77, and Missouri finished the year at 12-21, 5-13. They were in 12th place in the Southeastern Conference, with 14 teams.