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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 63)
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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Tue, 05 Aug 2014 12:41:15 -0700

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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:52:30 -0700

Department heads each met with Pelham Mayor Gary Waters and Finance Director Tom Seale to put together a budget proposal. Then department heads individually meet with the City Council to prioritize spending. “Basically, each department head puts ...

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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:46:50 -0700

Anderson, Floyd and Yohn extended the challenge, nominating family members, coaches at Helena, Vestavia Hills and Hewitt-Trussville high schools, Pelham Mayor Gary Waters and City Council President Rick Hayes. In addition to the ice bucket challenge, ...
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:48:45 -0700

PELHAM, Alabama -- The formation of an American Legion post based in Pelham include an organizational meeting at 10 a.m. on Saturday at the Pelham Senior Center. "This is a good thing for the City of Pelham," Mayor Gary Waters said at Monday night's ...
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 09:18:45 -0700

The City Council on Monday night authorized Mayor Gary Waters to execute contracts with W.R. Boothe Excavating Inc. for nearly $37,000 and with Gonzales-Strength & Associates Inc. for engineering work not to exceed $10,000 on the Lee Street project.
Thu, 14 Aug 2014 14:00:00 -0700

Scott pointed to Mayor Gary Waters' efforts to help make city government more accessible and responsive to the needs of the public when it comes to permitting and operating businesses. "I think it's the attitude, the practices and the policies the ...
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 15:52:30 -0700

Dr. Jane Clark of St. Andrew Episcopal Church in Grayslake, Pastor Rich Valinet of Living Waters Assembly of God in Grayslake, Pastor Gary Waters of United Protestant Church of Grayslake, and Pastor Kris Firkin of Shepherd of the Lakes Lutheran Church ...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:37:30 -0700

Gary Waters, school official, said the county schools would need to pay off some $20,000 currently owed, most of it in stormwater fees. He said it had cost the schools about $30,000 per year to keep up the building. Board member George Ricks favored ...

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