ACC Coach of the Year (2009)
Leonard Hamilton (born August 4, 1948, in Gaston County, North Carolina) is the head basketball coach at Florida State University. He is a former coach at Oklahoma State University and the University of Miami. He also coached the NBA's Washington Wizards for one season. His all-time record is 331-305, while appearing in 9 NITs and 4 NCAA tournaments. He has also been to the Sweet 16. While with the Wizards he went 19–63. His brother, Ray Jones, coaches a minor league team.
Hamilton played college ball at the University of Tennessee-Martin. Hamilton was an assistant coach and associate head coach at the University of Kentucky from 1974–1986 under then Head coach Joe B. Hall. Hamilton is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.