Wisconsin Roots

  • Greg, a native of Cobb, Wisconsin, has lived in the state his entire life.
  • Long considered one of the best assistant coaches in all of college basketball, Greg is a 20-year coaching veteran in Wisconsin.
  • Greg and his wife Michelle have three children, Mackenzie, Peyton, and Isaac.

The Journey

1990-93 – Assistant Coach, Southwestern (Wisconsin) High School
1993-94 – Assistant Coach, Platteville (Wisconsin) High School
1993-99 – Assistant Coach, University of Wisconsin – Platteville
1999-2001 – Assistant Coach, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
2001-2015 – Associate Head Coach, University of Wisconsin
March 7, 2016 – Head Coach, University of Wisconsin

What They’re Saying About Coach Gard

Sam Dekker

Houston Rockets
Wisconsin Forward 2012-2015

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“All the hard work Coach Gard put in helped make me the player and man I am today and I’m sure many other players at Wisconsin, in the past and the present, can say the same.”

Frank Kaminsky

Charlotte Hornets
Wisconsin Forward 2011-2015

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“I want to thank Coach Gard for everything he’s done for me to make me a better player and a person. I look forward to seeing how well you do in the future.”

Devin Harris

Dallas Mavericks
Wisconsin Guard 2001-2004

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“Coach Gard has always been great with the guys. Someone they can come to, someone they can trust, somebody who’s going to push them hard and make them become better men and better basketball players.”

Alando Tucker

Wisconsin Forward 2002-2007

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“No one is more deserving of his position than Coach Gard. I’m super excited, I’m super proud. The program is in great hands.”

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