Paul Kostacopoulos

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Paul Kostacopoulos

Paul Kostacopoulos has been a longtime college coach. He is the son of Peter Kostacopoulos, also a longtime college coach.

Paul Kostacopoulos was assistant coach at his alma mater, Providence, from 1988-1989. He became head coach at Providence at age 25; at the time, he was the youngest head coach in NCAA Division I. He spent seven years there, going 220-137-2. He won the 1992 and 1995 Big East Conference.

Kostacopoulos was head coach at the University of Maine for 9 years, going 284-195 and was named America East Conference Coach of the Year in 1997, his first year. He repeated the feat in 2001. He won the America East Conference in 2005.

Paul became head coach of Navy in 2006. He won 119 games his first four years there, making the best 4-year stretch in Navy history, to extend his career record as a coach to 623-424-5. In 2007, Navy had two players picked in the MLB amateur draft for the first time ever; they would do it again in 2008. Navy won the 2008 Patriot League title.

Source: Navy bio