Deans of Coaches: Longest Tenures in DI Leagues Range From 5 to 34 Years
Syracuse's Jim Boeheim and Duke's Mike Krzyzewski are among the list of only seven coaches who have been in the same conference the last 20 years. There has been so much coaching turnover and league realignment that the the dean of coaches in the C-USA is Ben Braun, who is entering just his fifth campaign with Rice.
Buffalo's Reggie Witherspoon is the new dean of coaches in the Mid-American Conference after Charlie Coles retired at Miami (OH). Following are the active coaches with the longest tenures in their present Division I conference: