Florida Gulf Coast University Coach Andy Enfield Has Basketball Success, Supermodel Wife


Enfield Takes on Florida

Enfield and Marcum had a young daughter, Aila, when he joined the staff at Florida State in 2006 as an assistant coach. He found college hoops more conducive to family life and he quickly made his mark.

During his five-year tenure , Enfield helped lead Florida State University to three consecutive NCAA tournaments, including a run in the Sweet 16 in 2011.

ESPN Magazine took notice, naming him one of "Five Super Assistant Coaches in College Basketball."

He also added to his family with a daughter, Lily, and, later, a son, Marcum.

Enfield's youth, experience and success was noticed by Florida Gulf Coast University athletic director Ken Kavanagh.

On March 31, 2011, days after Marcum was born, Enfield was named the second basketball coach ever at the university, which was established in 1991 but didn't hold its first classes until 1997.

"We look forward to him providing energized daily leadership to our student athletes, quickly getting engaged with our growing fan base and rapidly putting us in pursuit of the upper echelon of the Atlantic Sun Conference and beyond," Kavanagh said at the time.

It's only his second season, but it's fair to say Enfield has done that and more -- taking Florida Gulf Coast University from an unknown and turning it into a household name and the biggest Cinderella story the NCAA has ever seen.

The Florida Gulf Coast University Eagles will face off next against the University of Florida Gators on March 29.

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