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Best Coach nominees  

Geno Auriemma
Credentials: Led Connecticut to its second straight national championship despite losing four WNBA first-rounders from the previous year's squad.

Past ESPY's: none

Jim Boeheim
Credentials: Led Syracuse to its first national basketball championship.

Past ESPY's: none

Jon Gruden
Credentials: Led Bucs to World Championship in first season as head coach.

Past ESPY's: none

Mike Scioscia
Credentials: Led Angels to first World Championship in 42 year existence of franchise.

Past ESPY's: none

Jim Tressel
Credentials: Led Ohio State to national championship and upset over Miami.

Past ESPY's: none

past winners
'02 Phil Jackson

'01 Joe Torre

'00 Joe Torre

'99 Joe Torre

'98 Jim Leyland

'97 Joe Torre

'96 Gary Barnett

'95 George Siefert

'94 Jimmy Johnson

'93 Jimmy Johnson

The ESPY Awards will air on ESPN live from Hollywood's Kodak Theatre on July 16 at 9 p.m. ET.

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