Images from the Olympic women's basketball medal ceremony after the USA's 90-75 golden victory over host Japan.
In all, USA teams with Geno Auriemma on the sideline have won seven gold medals and have posted a 50-1 record in official FIBA and FIBA Americas competitions. Including exhibition games, Auriemma has helped USA teams compile an overall record of 90-9.
Geno Auriemma was honored in 2010, 2012 and 2014 as the USA Basketball Co-National Coach of the Year, and he was named the 2000 USA Basketball Developmental Coach of the Year.
Geno Auriemma has been involved with USA Basketball since the 1993 U.S. Olympic Festival, when he served as head coach of the West Team.
Geno Auriemma was head coach of the 1996 USA Basketball Women’s Select Team, which trained in Colorado Springs against the 1996 USA R. William Jones Cup Team and the 1996 Russian Olympic Team.
Helping to coach two USA teams in the summer of 2000, Geno Auriemma served as an assistant coach for the gold-medal winning 2000 U.S. Olympic Team. He also led a USA junior national team (U18) to gold in 2000.
Geno Auriemma (back row, left) was head coach of the USA team that earned a gold medal with a 5-0 record at the 2000 FIBA Americas U18 Championship in Mar del Plata, Argentina.
Geno Auriemma was head coach of the 2001 USA U19 World Cup Team that finished with a 6-1 slate and the bronze medal in Brno, Czech Republic.
After Geno Auriemma was named as head coach of the 2009-2012 USA National Team, he helped the USA to a 3-0 record and gold medal at the UMMC Ekaterinburg International Invitational in Russia. He is pictured here with USA point guard Sue Bird, who he also coached at the University of Connecticut.
With the 2010 USA National Team, Geno Auriemma guided the team to a 4-1 exhibition record.
In his first major international competition as the USA National Team head coach, Geno Auriemma led the USA to a gold medal and 9-0 record at the 2010 FIBA World Cup.
During the 2011 USA National Team European Tour, Geno Auriemma and the USA compiled a 3-2 record.
In preparation for the 2012 Olympics, Geno Auriemma and the USA National Team wrapped up a 5-0 exhibition record.
In his first appearance as the U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball head coach in 2012 in London, Geno Auriemma led the USA to an 8-0 record and the gold medal.
With Geno Auriemma on the sidelines for his second quadrennium as the USA National Team head coach (2009-12 and 2013-16), the 2014 USA National Team earned a 4-1 exhibition record.
Geno Auriemma led the USA to a 6-0 record and gold medal at the 2014 FIBA World Cup in Istanbul.
Geno Auriemma and the USA National Team compiled a 4-0 record during its 2015 European tour in Spain, Italy and Czech Republic.
Under the leadership of Geno Auriemma, the 2016 USA National Team earned a 4-0 exhibition record.
Geno Auriemma captured his second Olympic gold medal as the USA head coach with an 8-0 record in 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.
Geno Auriemma also serves on the 2017-2020 USA Basketball Women’s National Team Player Selection Committee and the 2017-2020 USA Basketball Women’s National Team Steering Committee.
Through the Years: Geno Auriemma
U.S. Olympic Women 79, Australia 55