No, the coach of the U.S. 2004 Olympic softball team was Mike Candrea.
Yes and no. While the U.S. Men's basketball team has never failed to medal, in 2004, they only won a bronze.
The men's team won the bronze medal and the women's team won the gold medal in basketball at the 2004 Summer Olympic Games.
Emeka Okafor? He was a rookie when he made the team.
Eddie Reese was named the men's Olympic swim team coach. He was also head coach of the men's 1992 and 2004 Olympic swim teams. Jack Bauerle was named women's head coach. This will be his first Olympics as a head coach. Click on the '2008 Olympic Swimming Coaches' link on this page to read a short bio of the two coaches.
The coach of the Men's basketball team was Orlando "Tubby" Smith. The coach of the Women's basketball team was Mickie DeMoss The coach of the football team was Rich Brooks.
USA team won the women's basketball gold medal in 2004 Olympics.
you do not need to have a certificate to be a basketball coach for a parks and recreational team.