Mark Trakh

Former Head Women’s Basketball Coach
University of Southern California

Experience

2017 – 2021: Head Coach, University of Southern California

2011 – 2017: Head Coach, New Mexico State University

2004 – 2009: Head Coach, University of Southern California

1993 – 2004: Head Coach, Pepperdine University

1980 – 1993: Head Coach, Brea Olinda High School

Education

1981: Long Beach State University, Bachelors, Journalism

Personal

Hometown: Wanaque, NJ

Career Highlights

Career Record
812-362 (.692)

Career Division I Record
458-317 (.591)

20+ Win Seasons (11)
2017-18, 2016-17, 2015-16, 2014-15, 2004-05, 2002-03, 2001-02, 2000-01, 1999-00, 1998-99, 1997-98

Winning Seasons (21)
2019-20, 2018-19, 2017-18, 2016-17, 2015-16, 2014-15, 2008-09, 2007-08, 2006-07, 2005-06, 2004-05, 2003-04, 2002-03, 2001-02, 2000-01, 1999-00, 1998-99, 1997-98, 1996-97, 1995-96, 1993-94

Conference Coach of the Year (5)
2016-17, 2015-16, 2014-15 WAC & 2001-02, 1998-99 WCC

Conference Regular Season Championships (7)
2016-17, 2015-16, 2014-15 WAC & 2002-03, 2001-02, 1999-00, 1998-99 WCC

Conference Tournament Championships (5)
2016-17, 2015-16, 2014-15 WAC & 2002-03, 2001-02 WCC

NCAA Tournament Berths (8)
2016-17, 2015-16, 2014-15, 2005-06, 2004-05, 2002-03, 2001-02, 1999-00

WNIT Berths (3)
2003-04, 2000-01, 1998-99

Became only the fifth Head Coach in NCAA history to lead three different programs to two consecutive NCAA Tournament berths

During his first three season’s back (2017-2020) at USC, led the program to three consecutive winning seasons (54-38 (.587) overall record) for the first time in eight seasons

In 2017-18 (first season back), led USC to the program’s most single-season (20) and Pac-12 wins (9) in four seasons

Signed six recruiting classes to USC that ranked in the top-10 nationally, including the #1 overall class in 2006

From 2014 to 2017, led New Mexico State to 72-20 (.783) overall and 40-2 (.952) WAC record, as well as three consecutive 22+ win seasons, WAC Regular Season Championships, WAC Tournament Championships, and NCAA Tournament berths

From 2004 to 2009, led USC to a 90-64 (.584) overall and 52-38 (.578) Pac-10 record, five consecutive winning seasons, and two NCAA Tournament berths

The winningest coach in Pepperdine history with a 199-123 (.618) overall record, led the program to six 20+ win seasons, four WCC Regular Season Championships, two WCC Tournament Championships, and six post-season berths (three NCAA Tournaments)

As a Division I Head Coach, recruited and coached 87 all-conference team selections, as well as four conference Players of the Year, six conference Freshman/Newcomers of the Year, and two WNBA draft picks

A 1997 inductee into the Southern California Interscholastic Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame

From 1980 to 1993, led Brea Olinda HS to a 354-45 (.887) overall record and four CA State Championships

News & Media

Head Coach Record