Jonathan Peter Tsipis (born November 7, 1972) is the head coach of the Wisconsin Badgers women's basketball team. He was previously the head coach of the George Washington University women's basketball team, where he had an overall record of 92–38 in four years. During the 2014–15 season he led George Washington to an overall record of 29–4 and A10 regular season and tournament championships. He was named the A10 Coach of the Year at the end of the 2014-2015 regular season. The team made the 2015 and 2016 NCAA tournaments.
|Born||November 7, 1972|
|Alma mater||North Carolina|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|1996–1999||Cornell (Men's asst.)|
|1999–2000||Le Moyne (Men's asst.)|
|2000–2002||Elon (Men's asst.)|
|2003–2012||Notre Dame (Women's assoc.)|
|Head coaching record|
Prior to becoming the head coach at George Washington University he was an assistant coach, and then associate head coach, for the Notre Dame women's basketball team. During his time there the team went 228–77 (.748) and reached the NCAA tournament every year, highlighted by three Sweet Sixteens (2004, 2008, 2010) and two National Championship games (2011, 2012).
On March 23, 2016, Tsipis was introduced as the seventh head coach in Wisconsin women's basketball history. He signed a five-year contract through 2021. In the first-year of the contract, he was paid $633,000. He was paid $625,000 in 2017–18 and will be paid $650,000 for the remaining duration of the contract. His contract has been extended after each season..
Tsipis signed one recruit after the conclusion of his first year as head coach at Wisconsin, Niya Beverley. His recruiting class for the 2018-2019 season featured three-top 100 players and was one of the highest ranked classes in program history, with another top 100 player transferring to Wisconsin.
Head coaching record
|George Washington Colonials (Atlantic 10 Conference) (2012–2016)|
|2013–14||George Washington||23–11||11–5||T–2nd||WNIT Third Round|
|2014–15||George Washington||29–4||15–1||1st||NCAA First Round|
|2015–16||George Washington||26–7||13–3||T–1st||NCAA First Round|
|George Washington:||92–38 (.708)||46–16 (.742)|
|Wisconsin Badgers (Big Ten Conference) (2016–present)|
|Wisconsin:||38–62 (.380)||9–41 (.180)|
Postseason invitational champion
- "Women's Basketball Coaches Career". NCAA. Retrieved September 26, 2015.
- "Jonathan Tsipis to be named UW women's basketball coach". www.jsonline.com. Retrieved March 29, 2016.
- "GWsports.com Jonathan Tsipis Bio :: George Washington University Official Athletic Site :: George Washington University Official Athletic Site :: Women's Basketball". Retrieved June 1, 2018.
- "Athletic Board approves contract extension for Greg Gard, other Wisconsin Badgers coaches". Retrieved October 22, 2018.
- "Badgers women's basketball: Prep point guard Niya Beverley commits to Wisconsin for next season". Retrieved August 21, 2018.
- "Badgers women's basketball: 2018 recruiting class expected to set solid foundation". Retrieved August 21, 2018.
- "Alex Luehring transfers to Wisconsin". Retrieved October 22, 2018.