menu close twitter facebook snapchat instagram youtube article basketball gallery graph left-arrow right-arrow search star trophy video net clipboard shield-check shield-star stopwatch filter reset Share




Shop Now USA Basketball

Tad Boyle

As of 5/5/22.


Tad Boyle (University of Colorado) is serving as the head coach for the 2022 USA Basketball Men’s U18 National Team, which is set to compete in the 2022 FIBA Americas U18 Men’s Championship this summer.


Boyle is a USA Basketball coaching veteran, helping win two bronze medals as an assistant coach at the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto and the 2017 FIBA U19 World Cup in Egypt. He also served as a court coach for the 2013 USA Men’s World University Games training camp.


Outside of USA Basketball, Boyle has enjoyed a 16-year coaching career. He’s spent 12 years at the University of Colorado, and is the only coach to lead the program to three-straight NCAA Tournament appearances (2011-12, 2012-13 and 2013-14).


Boyle’s postseason success is highlighted by a run of four wins in four days to claim the 2012 Pac-12 Tournament championship. He owns more than half of Colorado’s all-time conference tournament wins, with an 18-11 mark in that span (16-10 in the Pac-12, 2-1 in the Big 12). Boyle has led Colorado to a pair of conference tournament championship games and six semifinals. Overall Boyle's 26 postseason wins, and .553 winning percentage (26-21), are tops in Colorado history.


Boyle has led Colorado to nine 20-win seasons and is second all-time in program history for wins with 254.


Before his head coaching role at Colorado, Boyle guided the University of Northern Colorado to a 56-66 record in four seasons (2006-07 to 2009-10), including a 25-8 mark in his final year as the team advanced to the quarterfinals of the Tournament.


That same year he was named the NABC Division I All-District Coach of the Year and the Big Sky Coach of the Year by both The Sporting News and He was additionally a finalist for the National Mid-Major Coach of the Year award.


Boyle served as an assistant coach for six seasons at Wichita State University, aiding in the program's Sweet 16 run during the 2006 season.


He played collegiately at the University of Kansas (1981-85), where he was a member of two NCAA Tournament teams in 1984 and 1985 and was part of the 1984 Big Eight Tournament championship squad.


After earning a degree in business administration, Boyle went on to serve six years as a high school basketball coach at various Colorado programs, until he got his first collegiate job at the University of Oregon, as an assistant coach, where he spent three seasons, aiding the Ducks to the 1995 NCAA Tournament and the 1997 National Invitational Tournament.


In 1997, Boyle followed Ducks head coach Jerry Green to Tennessee, where he was director of basketball operations when the Vols won 20 games and advanced to the NCAA Tournament.



Boyle and his wife, Ann, have two sons, Jack and Pete, and a daughter, Claire.

Coach Licensing & Organization Accreditation Login

Forgot Password?