Geno Auriemma

“It’s about doing it in a way that it can’t be done any better. That is the goal every day.”

Wines 11 championships, 4 signature Italian wines.
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Career Highlights
Battles Won Since 2014 Coach Auriemma’s historic NCAA win streak is set at 111 straight victories following the Lady Huskies’ elite eight NCAA tournament win over the Ducks of Oregon 90-52 on March 27, 2017.
National Championships At Connecticut Geno Auriemma has led the UConn Huskies to a record 11 national championships—surpassing legendary UCLA coach John Wooden.
Wins As A Division I Head Basketball Coach On December 8, 2017, the UConn Huskies defeated the Blue Demons of DePaul, 103-69. The win makes 999 for Geno Auriemma as he closes in on a major milestone in his coaching career.
USA Basketball Games Won With Geno on the sidelines, the USA Women's Basketball Team is 50-1 in official FIBA and FIBA Americas competitions. He brought home a gold as assistant coach in the 2000 Olympics in Sydney, and two more as head coach at 2012 London Olympics and the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
Years as UConn Head Coach Geno Auriemma was named head coach of the University of Connecticut women's basketball program on May 17, 1985 and in just over 30 years has taken the Huskies to ever-higher levels of success, including 11 national championships.
Times Honored As Coach of the Year Auriemma has won the Naismith College Coach of the Year Award seven times, and been named Coach of the Year seven times by the WBCA, nine times by AP, six times by the USBWA, 10 times by the Big East, and four times by the American Athletic Conference.
Conference Tournament Titles Won Geno’s UConn women’s basketball team has taken its conference tournament crown 22 times, most recently clinching the 2017 American Athletic Conference Tournament Championship on March 6.
NCAA Tournament Victories On March 27, 2017, Geno Auriemma eclipsed Pat Summitt for the most NCAA Tournament wins. Coach Auriemma now has 113 and counting.
Players Drafted by the WNBA UConn players that have been drafted to the WNBA include 20 players drafted in the first round and five players selected first overall—both NCAA records. A UConn women's basketball alumna has been selected in 18 of the last 20 WNBA drafts.

On and off the hardwood Auriemma is always striving for excellence which he brings to his restaurants, his signature wines, his sauces and his philanthropic efforts.

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