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Gary Waters
Sport(s) Basketball
Current position
Title Head coach
Team Cleveland State
Biographical details
Born (1951-08-15) August 15, 1951 (age 62)
Highland Park, Michigan
Playing career
1972–1974 Ferris State
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Ferris State (asst.)
Eastern Michigan (asst.)
Eastern Michigan (assoc.)
Kent State
Cleveland State
Accomplishments and honors
MAC Regular Season Championship (2001)
MAC Tournament Championship (1999, 2001)
Horizon League Regular Season Championship (2011)
Horizon League Tournament Championship (2009)
MAC Coach of the Year (1999, 2000)
Horizon League Coach of the Year (2008)

Gary Steven Waters (born August 15, 1951) is an American college basketball coach and the current head men's basketball coach at Cleveland State University. Waters was named the 14th head basketball coach at Cleveland State University on April 6, 2006.[1] Gary S. Waters is a Detroit, Michigan native and a 1969 graduate of Mackenzie High School; he is also a member of the Ferris State University Hall of Fame.[2] He previously coached at Rutgers University, guiding the Scarlet Knights to the NIT tournament final in 2004. Waters announced his resignation from Rutgers on March 1, 2006.[3] He officially resigned after he coached his last game for Rutgers on March 16, 2006.[4] He is married to the former Bernadette Amos, with two children.

Head coaching record[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Kent State (Mid-American Conference) (1996–2001)
1996–97 Kent State 9–18 7–11 7th
1997–98 Kent State 13–17 9–9 T–2nd (East)
1998–99 Kent State 23–7 13–5 2nd (East) NCAA First Round
1999–2000 Kent State 23–8 13–5 2nd (East) NIT Quarterfinals
2000–01 Kent State 24–10 13–5 1st (East) NCAA Second Round
Kent State: 92–60 (.605) 55–35 (.611)
Rutgers (Big East Conference) (2001–2006)
2001–02 Rutgers 18–13 8–8 5th (West) NIT First Round
2002–03 Rutgers 12–16 4–12 7th (West)
2003–04 Rutgers 20–13 7–9 T–8th NIT Runner Up
2004–05 Rutgers 10–19 2–14 12th
2005–06 Rutgers 19–14 7–9 T–9th NIT First Round
Rutgers: 79–75 (.513) 28–52 (.350)
Cleveland State (Horizon League) (2006–present)
2006–07 Cleveland State 10–21 3–13 9th
2007–08 Cleveland State 21–13 12–6 T–2nd NIT First Round
2008–09 Cleveland State 26–11 12–6 T–3rd NCAA Second Round
2009–10 Cleveland State 16–17 10–8 T–4th
2010–11 Cleveland State 27–9 13–5 T–1st NIT Second Round
2011–12 Cleveland State 22–11 12–6 2nd NIT First Round
2012–13 Cleveland State 14–18 5–11 T–7th
2013–14 Cleveland State 21–12 12–4 2nd
Cleveland State: 157–112 (.584) 79–61 (.564)
Total: 328–247 (.570)

      National champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion


  1. ^ [1] Gary Waters Named CSU Basketball Coach. Accessed March 25, 2007.
  2. ^ [2] Ferris State University Bulldog Hall of Fame - Gary Waters. Accessed March 25, 2007.
  3. ^ [3] Rutgers's Waters Will Step Down. Accessed March 25, 2007.
  4. ^ [4] Rutgers Rally Falls Short at St. Joseph's, 71–62. Accessed March 25, 2007.

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St. Catharines Standard

St. Catharines Standard
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:56:23 -0700

Gary Waters men's wear traces its origins to its namesake managing the 700-square-foot Brill and Bun at the Pen Centre from 1960 to 1971. By September 1971, Waters had bought the store, renamed it and worked on higher-end men's wear designs and ...
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:03:25 -0700

Pelham Mayor Gary Waters and Pelham Councilman Ron Scott are also on board with the jump. Chandler said today that Gary Palmer, who won the Republican nomination for the 6th Congressional District earlier this month, vowed to jump as well if $5,000 ...

The Virginian-Pilot

The Virginian-Pilot
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:04:38 -0700

Let's begin by wishing Gary Waters a happy birthday, shall we? He turns 70 today. Here's a stunner: He's starting to sound like a grown-up. If you're new around here, his name might not mean anything. If you've lived your whole life in Portsmouth ...
The Virginian-Pilot
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:56:15 -0700

The return of former Sheriff Gary Waters to Portsmouth politics promises entertainment, at least. Waters' scandal-plagued tenure as sheriff ended after a 2003 DUI, which was followed by a sexual-harassment suit, campaign-finance charges and another DUI ...
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:52:30 -0700

Mayor Gary Waters in an interview tonight said the petition received by the city last Thursday consists of unanimous approval from the entire subdivision. The de-annexation request includes support from 231 adults 18 and over from 131 homes in the ...
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 19:15:00 -0700

The council tonight gave Mayor Gary Waters authorization to execute a contract between the city and Protective Securities, a division of ProEquities Inc., to get obligation warrants up to $35 million. However, the school district is looking at possibly ...

Pelham Reporter

Pelham Reporter
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:56:15 -0700

Pelham Mayor Gary Waters expressed strong support for the adoption of the Financial Management Policy during the July 21 Council meeting. “I wholeheartedly support it and wholeheartedly agree with it,” Waters said. “The city of Pelham has and always ...
The Huntsville Times - al.com
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 11:01:11 -0700

"We're here to celebrate 50 years of Pelham," Mayor Gary Waters said this morning. Today's Golden Jubilee is continuing at the Pelham Civic Complex and Ice Arena with more than 100 vendors and free ice skating until 5 p.m. A free concert featuring four ...

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