How tall is Mark Few? Surprise height of Gonzaga head coach revealed

Joshua Rogers November 24, 2021
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How tall is Mark Few? Height of the Gonzaga head coach revealed after his Bulldogs move to 7-0 for the season.

This season, Gonzaga are once again the team to beat in NCAA men’s basketball.

This year, they are ranked No. 1, and are currently 7-0 for the season. They recently faced No. 2 UCLA, dominating their rivals with a 83-63 win.

After sending a strong message to the rest of the Division I teams, people are curious about head coach Mark Few’s height.

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His coaching career explored

Mark Few is the current head basketball coach at Gonzaga University, a position he has held since 1999.

He started his coaching career as an unpaid part-time assistant at his alma mater of Creswell High School in Oregon in 1983. He joined the Gonzaga staff as a graduate assistant in 1989 and quickly worked his way up the coaching ladder.

Few took over as head coach full-time in 1999. Since then has overseen a period of sustained success for the Bulldogs, with the team often making it to the latter stages of the NCAA Tournament.

They are consistently ranked as the No. 1 seeds in Division I Men’s Basketball, and made the championship game last season after an undefeated season. They lost to Baylor 86-70, but will be looking to go one step further and win their first NCAA title this season.

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How tall is Mark Few? Height of Gonzaga head coach

During the game against UCLA, many fans wondered how tall Mark Few is. The Gonzaga head coach is often very animated on the sidelines which has sparked interest.

Mark was born on 27 December, 1962, and was actually a star point guard at Creswell High School when he was younger.

This gives some indication of Mark Few’s height. But how tall is he? His height is believed to be 5ft 7in – 5ft 8in.

He also looks so much smaller because he’s always surrounded by so many tall players!

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Mark Few’s salary at Gonzaga

Mark Few has established himself as one of the most successful coaches in NCAA Division I history. The Bulldogs have never missed the NCAA Tournament with him at the helm.

According to Celebrity Net Worth, the 58-year-old Gonzaga earns a $1.8 million base salary and earns more thanks to performance bonuses. Yahoo Finance, meanwhile, puts Mark Few’s net worth at an estimated $12 million. 

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Joshua is a senior sports writer with over four years' experience in online writing. He graduated with a BA in Ancient History from The University of Manchester before receiving an MA in Sports Journalism from The University of Central Lancashire. He became a trending writer for a leading social publisher and later spent time covering the 2018 World Cup for The Mirror Online. He then moved to a social marketing agency where he acted as website editor. His specialties on The Focus include F1, tennis, NBA, NFL and combat sports.