Bob Walsh (basketball)
|Born||February 23, 1972|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|1992–1994||Hamilton (student assistant)|
|1997–1998||San Diego (assistant)|
|2005–2014||Rhode Island College|
|Head coaching record|
|Accomplishments and honors|
|5 Little East regular season (2007, 2009–2011, 2013)|
5 Little East Tournament (2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2013)
Robert Walsh (born February 23, 1972) is an American college basketball coach. He served as the head men's basketball coach at Rhode Island College from 2005 to 2014 and the University of Maine from 2014 to 2018.
Walsh began his coaching career as a student assistant coach at Hamilton. Upon graduation, Walsh was hired as an assistant at Iona College where he spent two seasons until he moved on to the University of San Diego, where he was an assistant coach for one season.
In 2005, Walsh accepted the job at Division III Rhode Island College, replacing Jack Perri. In his nine seasons at RIC, Walsh led the Anchormen to eight NCAA Tournament appearances, including the Sweet 16 three times, and the Elite Eight once. Walsh was 204-63 at RIC.
In May 2014, Walsh became the head coach of the Maine Black Bears, becoming the 21st head coach in school history, replacing Ted Woodward.
On March 5, 2018, Walsh and Maine parted ways, ending his tenure with the Black Bears. In his four seasons with Maine, Walsh recorded a 24–100 record.
Head coaching record
|Rhode Island College Anchormen (Little East Conference) (2005–2014)|
|2005–06||Rhode Island College||19–10||9–5||3rd|
|2006–07||Rhode Island College||27–4||12–2||1st||NCAA Division III Elite Eight|
|2007–08||Rhode Island College||23–7||11–3||2nd||NCAA Division III Second Round|
|2008–09||Rhode Island College||23–6||13–1||1st||NCAA Division III First Round|
|2009–10||Rhode Island College||22–8||12–2||1st||NCAA Division III Sweet 16|
|2010–11||Rhode Island College||21–8||11–3||1st||NCAA Division III Sweet 16|
|2011–12||Rhode Island College||23–7||10–4||3rd||NCAA Division III Second Round|
|2012–13||Rhode Island College||26–4||13–1||1st||NCAA Division III Second Round|
|2013–14||Rhode Island College||20–9||11–3||2nd||NCAA Division III First Round|
|Rhode Island College:||204–63 (.764)||102–24 (.810)|
|Maine Black Bears (America East Conference) (2014–2018)|
|Maine:||24–100 (.194)||12–52 (.188)|
Postseason invitational champion
- Writer, Mark Emmert Staff; Writer, Steve Solloway Staff (3 May 2014). "UMaine hires new head coach for men's basketball - Portland Press Herald".
- "University of Maine Athletics". www.goblackbears.com.
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