NBA Coach of the Year Awards - Summary

Information about the NBA Coach of the Year including current winner, year by year, player who won the award the most times and players grouped by team

The best coach of the season is selected by a national panel of pro basketball writers and broadcasters. Since 1967 the trophy is called 'Red Auerbach Trophy', named that way after the former Boston Celtics coach who led the his team to 9 NBA titles..

NBA Awards: Coach of the Year

Current Coach of the Year:

Coach of the Year
2016-17. Mike D'Antoni
2015-16. Steve Kerr
2014-15. Mike Budenholzer
2013-14. Gregg Popovich
2012-13. George Karl
2011-12. Gregg Popovich
Player with More Awards:
Don Nelson
Gregg Popovich
Pat Riley
3 Times
NBA Coach of the Year
3 Times - Don Nelson
3 Times - Gregg Popovich
3 Times - Pat Riley
2 Times - Hubie Brown
2 Times - Bill Fitch
2 Times - Cotton Fitzsimmons
Team with More Awards:
6 Times
had the Coach of the Year