Kim Barnes Arico
Kimberly Ann Barnes Arico (born August 9, 1970) is an American women's basketball coach, and the current head coach of the Michigan Wolverines women's basketball team. Previously, she was head coach of the St. John's University women's basketball team. Her tenure at St. John's officially began on May 7, 2002, when she was named the seventh head coach in the then 28-year history of the women's basketball program. She currently holds the record for most wins at the program and led the Red Storm to their first ever Sweet Sixteen appearance in the 2012 NCAA Tournament.
Arico coaching Michigan in January 2013.
|Born||August 9, 1970|
Mastic Beach, New York
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|Head coaching record|
|Accomplishments and honors|
During the 2017–18 season, she became the winningest coach in Michigan Wolverines women's basketball program history. She is the only coach in program history with six straight 20-win seasons. On July 12, 2018, Barnes Arico signed a contract extension with the Wolverines through the 2022–23 season.
Head coaching record
|Fairleigh Dickinson–Madison Devils (MAC Freedom Conference) (1996–1997)|
|Fairleigh Dickinson-Madison:||13–11 (.542)|
|NJIT Highlanders (NCAA Division II independent) (1997–1999)|
|NJIT:||16–37 (.302)||12–29 (.293)|
|Adelphi Panthers (New York Collegiate Athletic Conference) (1999–2002)|
|2001–02||Adelphi||28–3||20–2||NCAA D-II Sweet 16|
|Adelphi:||65–24 (.730)||52–14 (.788)|
|St. John's Red Storm (Big East Conference) (2002–2011)|
|2004–05||St. John's||20–11||7–9||T–6th||WNIT Second Round|
|2005–06||St. John's||22–8||11–5||T–3rd||NCAA Second Round|
|2007–08||St. John's||18–15||7–9||10th||WNIT Quarterfinals|
|2008–09||St. John's||19–15||4–12||T–13th||WNIT Third Round|
|2009–10||St. John's||24–6||12–4||4th||NCAA Second Round|
|2010–11||St. John's||22–11||9–7||T–8th||NCAA Second Round|
|2011–12||St. John's||24–10||13–3||T–2nd||NCAA Sweet 16|
|St. John's:||176–134 (.568)||83–87 (.488)|
|Michigan Wolverines (Big Ten Conference) (2012–present)|
|2012–13||Michigan||22–11||9–7||T–5th||NCAA Second Round|
|2013–14||Michigan||20–14||8–8||7th||WNIT Third Round|
|2017–18||Michigan||23-10||10-6||6th||NCAA Second Round|
|2018–19||Michigan||22-12||11-7||4th||NCAA Second Round|
|Michigan:||156–85 (.647)||66–52 (.559)|
Postseason invitational champion
- Dec McMullen: Stony Brook (1988-1989)
Assistants who served as NCAA Division I basketball head coaches:
- "SJU women's coach named Big East Coach of the Year". Times Ledger. 12 March 2012. Retrieved 22 March 2012.
- "Women's Basketball Coaches Career". NCAA. Retrieved 24 Sep 2015.
- "St. John's clinches Sweet Sixteen berth". Associated Press. 21 March 2012. Retrieved 22 March 2012.
- VanMetre, Sarah (July 12, 2018). "Barnes Arico Signs Contract Extension Through 2022-23 Season". MGoBlue.com. CBS Interactive. Retrieved July 12, 2018.
- O'Connor, Ian. "O'Connor: Glen Rock's Kim Barnes Arico is St. John’s miracle worker", The Record (Bergen County), March 9, 2010. Accessed October 8, 2015. "Out of her Rockwellian corner of Glen Rock, on the daily drive from Bergen to the urban realities of Queens, a mother of three tells a Big East success story that should embarrass every Tom, Dick and Harry – or every Norm, Freddie and Gonzo – failing to build a contender around the hurdles of their home, bittersweet home. Kim Barnes Arico, 39, head coach of the St. John’s women, has future Sandra Bullock acceptance speech written all over her."