Leonard Hamilton (born August 4, 1948, in Gaston County, North Carolina) is the head basketball coach at Florida State University. He is a former coach at Oklahoma State University and the University of Miami. He also coached the NBA's Washington Wizards for one season. His all-time record is 331-305, while appearing in 9 NITs and 4 NCAA tournaments. He has also been to the Sweet 16. While with the Wizards he went 19–63. His brother, Ray Jones, coaches a minor league team.
Hamilton played college ball at the University of Tennessee-Martin. Hamilton was an assistant coach and associate head coach at the University of Kentucky from 1974–1986 under then Head coach Joe B. Hall. Hamilton is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
Hamilton was named ACC Coach of the Year March 10th, 2009. Hamilton is the first coach to be named coach of the year in the Big East and ACC....
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