Head coach of the men's basketball team
Boston, Massachusetts, native Bruce Pearl received his bachelor's degree in business administration from Boston College in 1982. He came to Auburn in March 2014 as a 28-year veteran at the NCAA Division I and Division II levels, with 19 years of experience as a head coach. Pearl became the associate head coach at his alma mater at age 23 and has guided three different basketball teams to 18 postseason appearances in 19 years, including six straight NCAA Tournament trips with the University of Tennessee. He has earned seven conference coach of the year awards and three national coach of the year honors, and under his tutelage, six student-athletes have been named player of the year by their league. Pearl and his wife Brandy have two daughters, Jacqui and Leah, and two sons, Steven and Michael.
Last Updated: Dec. 15, 2014