|Born||October 1, 1914|
Letcher, South Dakota
|Died||January 18, 1990 75) (aged|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|1938–1941||Western Carolina (assistant)|
|1946||Western Carolina (assistant)|
|1949–1950||Fort Hays State (assistant)|
|Head coaching record|
Marion G. MacDonald (October 1, 1914 – January 18, 1990) was an American football and basketball coach.He served as the head basketball coach at Western Carolina University–then known as Western Carolina Teachers College–from 1945 to 1947 and Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas from 1951 to 1960. During his time at Western Carolina, he also served as an assistant football coach and, for one season, head coach in 1945.
Larry Hunter was an American former college basketball coach. He served as the head basketball coach at Wittenberg University from 1976 to 1989, Ohio University from 1989 to 2001, and Western Carolina University from 2005 to 2018, compiling a career college basketball coaching record of 702–453. As head coach of the Ohio Bobcats men's basketball team from 1989 to 2001, he had a record of 204–148. His Bobcats teams made one NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament appearance in 1994, an NIT appearance in 1995, and won the Preseason NIT in 1994. Despite his winning record and being second on Ohios' all-time wins list with only two losing seasons, he was fired in 2001. Hunter also played at Ohio University from 1970 to 1971.
John Dickson McMillan was an American football, basketball, and baseball coach. He served as the head football coach at the University of South Carolina in 1945, at Erskine College from 1947 to 1951, and at The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina from 1953 to 1954. McMillan was also the head basketball coach at South Carolina during the 1944–45 season, winning the SoCon title, and the head baseball coach at the school in the spring of 1945. In the fall of 1945, he led the South Carolina Gamecocks football team to an invitation to the first Gator Bowl, where they lost, 26–14, to Wake Forest. McMillan also coached basketball and baseball at Erskine and led the basketball team to the 1949 NAIB Men's Basketball Tournament.
Donald Wayne Powers was an American football coach. He was the 20th head football coach at The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, serving for five seasons, from 1996 to 2000, and compiling a record of 19–36. He also served as an assistant coach, working principally with Linebackers and Defensive Backs, and as a Defensive Coordinator, at Western Carolina, Western Kentucky, and East Carolina.
The Western Carolina Catamounts are the intercollegiate athletics teams that represent Western Carolina University. The Catamounts compete in the NCAA Division I as members of the Southern Conference. Western Carolina fields 16 varsity sports teams. The men's and women's teams are called the Catamounts.
Dennis Wagner is an American football coach. He was the head football coach at Briar Cliff University from 2017 to 2020. Wagner served as the head football at Wayne State College in Wayne, Nebraska from 1989 to 1996 and at Western Carolina University from 2008 to 2011. He took over as the twelfth head coach of the Western Carolina Catamounts football program on December 31, 2007 and resigned on November 13, 2011.
The Western Carolina Catamounts football program represents Western Carolina University. The team competes in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) and are members of the Southern Conference. Since the school's first football team was fielded in 1931, the Catamounts have a record of 341-502-23, have made two postseason appearances, and have played in one national championship game.
Angus Morris "Monk" McDonald was an American college athlete, a head coach for the North Carolina Tar Heels men's basketball team, and a urologist. He is best known for his time as a college athlete playing football, basketball, and baseball for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and is generally considered the best all-around college athlete to attend the University of North Carolina. For his collegiate and coaching career, he was inducted in the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame.
The Western Carolina Catamounts men's basketball team is the intercollegiate men' basketball team that represents Western Carolina University. The team currently competes in the Southern Conference. Western Carolina won the 1996 Southern Conference Tournament and participated in the 1996 NCAA Tournament.
John Becker is an American college basketball coach, currently the head coach of the Vermont Catamounts of the America East Conference. He replaced Mike Lonergan, who left to become the coach at George Washington University.
William Fisher Lange was an American basketball and football player and coach. He played college football and basketball for Wittenberg College from 1918 to 1921. During the 1922–23 season, he coached the Cleveland Rosenblums, an early professional basketball team that was known at the time as "the fastest basket ball aggregation in this part of the country." From 1923 to 1936, he was the athletic director and head football and basketball coach at Muskingum College in Ohio. He was best known for being the head coach of the North Carolina Tar Heels men's basketball team from 1939 through 1944.
Mark Speir is an American football coach who most recently served as the head football coach at Western Carolina University. He was released from his duties on April 9th, 2021. He previously served as an assistant coach at Western Carolina, Presbyterian, Elon, and Appalachian State.
Anquell McCollum is an American high school basketball coach who is also and former professional player and college coach. McCollum played in numerous countries during a four-year career between 1996 and 2000 after a highly successful collegiate career at Western Carolina University. He served as an assistant coach at Western Carolina from 2004 to 2018 before taking over as head coach Freedom Christian Academy in Fayetteville, North Carolina.
Donald S. White was an American college basketball player and coach. Raised in Lebanon, Indiana, White was a standout basketball player at Lebanon High School and led them to consecutive state championships in 1917 and 1918. He attended Purdue University and played for their basketball and baseball teams. As a senior in 1920–21, White led the Western Conference in scoring and his Boilermakers to a conference championship. He was named first-team all-Western Conference and was also declared a consensus All-American by the Helms Athletic Foundation.
The Washburn Ichabods men's basketball team represents Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas, in the NCAA Division II men's basketball competition. The team is currently coached by Brett Ballard, who is in his first year at the helm. Ballard replaced Bob Chipman, who retired after the 2016–17 season. The Ichabods currently compete in the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association (MIAA). The basketball team plays its home games in Lee Arena on campus.
Mark Prosser is an American college basketball coach and current head coach of the Winthrop Eagles men's basketball team.
Ronald McHenry is an American college women's basketball coach at Washburn University. During his 18 seasons at Washburn, he has led the Ichabods to one national championship, seven conference regular season and tournament championships, and twelve NCAA tournament appearances. Prior to his current post, McHenry served as an assistant coach at a local high school, assistant and interim head coach for the Topeka Sizzlers for one season, assistant coach for the Washburn men's basketball program, as well as the men's golf coach at Washburn for eight seasons.
Charles Crawford Poindexter was an American football and basketball coach. He served as the head football coach at Western Carolina University from 1932 to 1935. Poindexter was also the head basketball coach at Western Carolina from 1932 to 1936.
Bobby Pate is a former American football player and coach. He played college football at South Georgia State College under then-head coach Bobby Bowden before finishing his career at Presbyterian College in Clinton, South Carolina. He was selected by the San Francisco 49ers in the 1960 NFL Draft, as well as by the Boston Patriots in the 1960 American Football League draft.
The 2019–20 Western Carolina Catamounts men's basketball team represented Western Carolina University in the 2019–20 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Catamounts, led by second-year head coach Mark Prosser, played their home games at the Ramsey Center in Cullowhee, North Carolina, as members of the Southern Conference. They finished the season 19–12, 10–8 in Southern Conference play to finish in a tie for fifth place. They defeated Mercer in the quarterfinals of the Southern Conference Tournament before losing in the semifinals to East Tennessee State.
The 2020–21 Western Carolina Catamounts men's basketball team represented Western Carolina University in the 2020–21 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Catamounts, led by third-year head coach Mark Prosser, played their home games at the Ramsey Center in Cullowhee, North Carolina, as members of the Southern Conference. They finished 11-16, 4-13 in Southern Conference play to finish in ninth place. They were defeated by The Citadel in the first round of the Southern Conference tournament.