Bob Cantu is in his 24th year as a college coach and is in his third season at the University of Portland after being named an assistant coach on June 14, 2016. Terry Porter is the fourth NBA coach Cantu has worked under throughout his career.

Coaching Highlights:

  • Coached under four NBA Coaches
  • Coached 14 NBA players and five NBA First Round Draft picks
  • 60 of his players have gone on to professional playing careers
  • Has helped lead teams to five NCAA Tournaments and 10 postseason appearances
  • Recognized as a ‘Top Assistant Coach’ by Fox Sports,, Basketball Times and Hoop Scoop
  • Considered one of the top recruiters in the nation, helping land the No. 1 overall class in 2007 at USC
  • Served as USC Interim Head Coach and was twice named Pac-12 Coach of the Week
  • Named the No. 1 Mid-Major Assistant Coach in the nation by Hoop Scoop (2017)
  • Secured the No. 10 Recruiting Class in the Nation after first full year at Portland
Bob Cantu