An eight-time conference coach of the year, Stephen Brennan enters his 22nd season at the helm of the Babson College men's basketball program in 2015-16 with a career record of 339-234 (.592). Following six years as an assistant to former head coach Serge DeBari, Brennan has guided the Beavers to six NCAA Tournament and three ECAC Tournament appearances during his tenure.
The winningest coach in school history, Brennan led the Green and White to the NEWMAC Tournament championship and an NCAA Tournament Sectional Semifinal berth in 2002 while being named NEWMAC and NEBCA Division III Coach of the Year honors. Babson won an ECAC Tournament title in 2003 and then claimed another NEWMAC championship and a berth into into the NCAA Tournament in 2004.
After posting their first 20-win season since 2004 and returning to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in a decade in 2014, Brennan guided the Beavers to a historic 2014-15 campaign. Babson won a school-record 29 games, claimed both the NEWMAC regular season and tournament championships, and reached the NCAA Division III Final Four for the first time in program history. Brennan repeated as the conference coach of the year and was selected as the D3hoops.com Northeast Region and ECAC New England Coach of the year.
In 2015-16, Brennan guided the Green and White to its second straight NEWMAC regular season and tournament championships. The Beavers finished the year at 23-6 and were one of just three Division III programs to reach the sectional semifinals of the NCAA Tournament in back-to-back seasons.
A 1983 graduate of nearby Belmont High School, Brennan captained the Marauders and was a Middlesex League All-Star selection as a senior. Brennan matriculated at Bates College, where he was a four-year letter winner for the Bobcats, graduating in 1987. Following a year in private business, Brennan returned to his alma mater as assistant coach for one year before joining the Babson staff in 1989 in a similar capacity. A respected lecturer and director of the popular Babson basketball camp, Brennan received his master's degree in teaching from Tufts University in 1992. He currently resides with his wife, Samantha, and twins, Ellie and James, in Natick, Mass.
|1995-96||21-7||12-2||NCAA Tournament, CAC Tournament Finalist|
|1996-97||17-11||10-4||ECAC Tournament, CAC Tournament Finalist|
|2000-01||18-11||10-2||ECAC Tournament, NEWMAC Tournament Finalist|
|2001-02||25-5||10-2||NCAA Tournament - Sectional Semifinals, NEWMAC Tournament Champions|
|2002-03||26-4||9-2||ECAC Tournament Champions, NEWMAC Tournament Finalist|
|2003-04||21-8||9-3||NCAA Tournament - Second Round, NEWMAC Tournament Champions|
|2013-14||20-7||11-3||NCAA Tournament, NEWMAC Tournament|
|2014-15||29-3||13-1||NCAA Tournament - Final Four, NEWMAC Tournament Champions|
|2015-16||23-6||13-1||NCAA Tournament - Sectional Semifinals, NEWMAC Tournament Champions|