Bob Gaillard

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Bob Gaillard
Sport(s) Basketball
Biographical details
Born (1940-10-23) October 23, 1940 (age 77)
Playing career
1959–1962 San Francisco
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1968–1970 San Francisco (assistant)
1970–1978 San Francisco
1989–2011 Lewis & Clark
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1971–1978 San Francisco
Head coaching record
Overall 530–288
Tournaments 4–5 (NCAA University Division / Division I)
0–1 (NIT)
7–5 (NAIA Division II)
5–3 (NCAA Division III)
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
5 WCAC regular season (1972–1974, 1977, 1978)
5 NWC regular season (1994, 1995, 2000, 2002, 2007)
Awards
AP Coach of the Year (1977)
UPI Coach of the Year (1977)
WCAC Coach of the Year (1972, 1977)
NWC Coach of the Year (1994, 1998, 2000)

Bob Gaillard (born October 23, 1940) is an American former college basketball coach and businessman. He coached the San Francisco Dons as an assistant beginning in 1968, and became head coach in the 1970–71 season. Under Gaillard, the Dons finished 29–2 in the 1976–77 season, which saw them ranked number one in the nation. In 1977 he was recognized as the Associated Press College Basketball Coach of the Year.

After leaving San Francisco, Gaillard worked for several years in the private sector, becoming director of sales and advertising for the San Francisco Giants in 1981.

He was the men's basketball head coach at Lewis & Clark College from 1989 to 2011. He was succeeded by Dinari Foreman. The Pioneers gave Gaillard his 500th career victory in 2009.

He is a 1958 graduate of Harry Ells High School in Richmond, California.

Head coaching record[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
San Francisco Dons (West Coast Athletic Conference) (1970–1978)
1970–71 San Francisco 10–16 8–6 T–4th
1971–72 San Francisco 20–8 13–1 1st NCAA University Division Regional Third Place
1972–73 San Francisco 23–5 12–2 1st NCAA University Division Elite Eight
1973–74 San Francisco 19–9 12–2 1st
1974–75 San Francisco 19–7 9–5 2nd
1975–76 San Francisco 22–8 9–3 2nd NIT First Round
1976–77 San Francisco 29–2 14–0 1st NCAA Division I First Round
1977–78 San Francisco 23–6 12–2 1st NCAA Division I Sweet 16
San Francisco: 165–61 89–21
Lewis & Clark Pioneers (Northwest Conference) (1989–2011)
1989–90 Lewis & Clark 10–18 0–12 7th
1990–91 Lewis & Clark 8–19 1–11 7th
1991–92 Lewis & Clark 16–11 5–7 T–4th
1992–93 Lewis & Clark 18–8 6–6 4th
1993–94 Lewis & Clark 23–9 10–2 T–1st NAIA Division II Semifinal
1994–95 Lewis & Clark 17–14 8–4 T–1st NAIA Division II Second Round
1995–96 Lewis & Clark 17–10 9–5 2nd NAIA Division II Second Round
1996–97 Lewis & Clark 22–6 12–4 2nd NAIA Division II Second Round
1997–98 Lewis & Clark 22–7 13–5 T–2nd NAIA Division II Quarterfinal
1998–99 Lewis & Clark 15–10 10–8 5th
1999–00 Lewis & Clark 21–6 15–1 1st
2000–01 Lewis & Clark 21–7 13–3 2nd NCAA Division III Second Round
2001–02 Lewis & Clark 24–6 13–3 1st NCAA Division III Sectional Semifinal
2002–03 Lewis & Clark 16–10 11–5 3rd NCAA Division III Sectional Championship
2003–04 Lewis & Clark 15–10 8–8 5th
2004–05 Lewis & Clark 11–13 7–9 6th
2005–06 Lewis & Clark 11–13 7–9 5th
2006–07 Lewis & Clark 19–7 13–3 T–1st
2007–08 Lewis & Clark 15–9 9–7 T–3rd
2008–09 Lewis & Clark 16–10 10–6 T–3rd
2009–10 Lewis & Clark 10–16 9–7 T–3rd
2010–11 Lewis & Clark 18–8 11–5 T–2nd
Lewis & Clark: 365–227 200–130
Total: 530–288

      National champion         Postseason invitational champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

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