The Atlantic 10 Conference has sent two coaches to the power conferences this month, with Dayton’s Archie Miller headed to Indiana and VCU’s Will Wade on his way to LSU.
The conference has seen good success in its coaches moving on to bigger positions. Here’s a look at some of the current conference schools’ coaches who have made moves upward, since their schools have been in the league:
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Oliver Purnell: to Clemson in 2003
Brian Gregory: to Georgia Tech in 2011
Archie Miller: to Indiana in 2017
Mike Jarvis: to St. John’s in 1998
John Calipari: to New Jersey Nets in 1996
Travis Ford: to Oklahoma State in 2008
Tom Penders: to Texas in 1988
Al Skinner: to Boston College in 1997
Jim Harrick: to Georgia in 1999
John Beilein: to West Virginia in 2002
Jerry Wainwright: to DePaul in 2005
Jim O’Brien: to Boson College in 1986
Shaka Smart: to Texas in 2015
Will Wade: to LSU in 2017