Dave Odom has served the college basketball world for over 35 years. As a college basketball coach he earned more than 400 head coaching wins, three NIT titles and 15 NCAA Tournament appearances in 22 seasons with East Carolina, Wake Forest and South Carolina. Odom was national coach of the year in 1995 and a coach of the year in the ACC and Southeastern Conferences.
Odom compiled a career head coaching record of 405-279 record, including a 240-132 mark at Wake Forest from 1989-2001. He won two ACC titles and made eight NCAA Tournament appearances with the Demon Deacons. His last seven years were at South Carolina, where he led the Gamecocks to four 20-win seasons and two NIT titles. His teams appeared in the NCAAs once and were NIT finalists in his first season.
Always held in the highest regard by his coaching peers, Coach Odom served on the board of the National Association of Basketball Coaches and currently serves on the NCAA Ethics Committee. As part of the Operation Hardwood, Hoops for the Troops program, he has traveled to Kuwait and Afghanistan each summer since 2005 to coach a three-day basketball tournament for U.S. service men and women stationed in the Middle East. Today, he works as a television commentator and is the Tournament Chairman of the EA Sports Maui Invitational.
A Goldsboro, N.C., native, Odom entered the Wake Forest University Sports Hall of Fame in 2008 and was inducted into the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame in May 2009.
Odom and his wife, Lynn, reside in Winston-Salem, NC. They have two sons—Lane, who owns and manages Basketball Prep Solutions in Charlotte, NC, and Ryan, an assistant men’s basketball coach at UNC-Charlotte.
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