Larry Dixon

Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach
University of South Florida


2018 – Present: Assistant Coach, University of South Florida

2013 – 2018: Assistant Coach, Georgia Southern University

2012 – 2013: Head Coach, York Comprehensive HS

2007 – 2012: Assistant Coach/Recruiting Coordinator, Winthrop University

2005 – 2007: Assistant Coach/Recruiting Coordinator, East Carolina University

2003 – 2005: Assistant Coach/Recruiting Coordinator, South Carolina State University

2002 – 2003: Assistant Coach, St. Andrew’s College

1999 – 2002: Head Coach, Garinger HS

1998 – 1999: Assistant Coach, Carver HS

1997 – 1998: Assistant Coach, South Rowan HS

1990 – 1996: Player, Johnson C. Smith University


1996: Johnson C. Smith University, Bachelors, Sociology


Hometown: Salisbury, NC

Family: Devin, Leah (Children)

Career Highlights

Helped lead South Florida to the 2018-19 CBI Tournament Championship

In 2018-19, assisted South Florida to the most single-season wins (24) in program history, helping rebuild a program that had not had a winning season during the six seasons prior to arrival

USF’s scoring defense finished ranked 20th nationally in 2019-20

From 2014 to 2018, helped lead Georgia Southern to two 21+ win seasons, a 46-30 (.605) Sun Belt record, and the program’s first post-season berth in 11 seasons in 2016-17, helping rebuild a program that had not had a winning season during the seven seasons prior to arrival

From 2007 to 2012, assisted Winthrop to one Big South Regular Season Championship, two Big South Tournament Championships, and two NCAA Tournament berths

In 2003-04, assisted South Carolina State to the 2003-04 MEAC Regular Season Championship

As a Division I Assistant Coach, has recruited and coached 23 all-conference team selections, as well as two Freshman of the Year and three Defensive Players of the Year

2000-01 Mecklenburg Country Coach of the Year, leading Garinger High School to the sectional championship

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