Coach Mike Poe begins his 13th season as the Men's Basketball Coach at Tennessee Wesleyan University. He has a career record of 220-158 at TWU. Under his direction the Bulldogs have won 5 AAC Championships and made 5 appearances to the NAIA National Tournament. He was named Coach of the Year in the AAC conference in 2012,2013 and 2016. He enters this season with a career record at TWC of 220-158, making him the 2nd alltime winningest coach in Tennessee Wesleyan University history. Coach Poe is a 1980 graduate of Tennessee Wesleyan College. He spent 23 years in the High School ranks with a career record of 347-203 before returning to his alma mater. Coach Poe and his wife Sandy reside in Athens.
Coach Stone is entering his 13th season as the men's basketball assistant coach at Tennessee Wesleyan. Coach Stone played two years for the Bulldogs after transferring from Motlow State Community College.
After graduating from Tennessee Wesleyan in 2000, Coach Stone worked as an Admissions Counselor for three years. After pursuing another career, Coach Stone came back to Tennessee Wesleyan to coach men’s basketball. During his first 8 years back, he was also the head coach for cross country. Coach Stone also serves as Coordinator of Athletic Event Management. He resides in Athens, TN and has a two children, Ray and London.
Coach Ferguson is entering his first season as the Men's Junior Varsity basketball head coach and Assistant Men’s Coach at Tennessee Wesleyan College. As a 2007 graduate of TWC, Coach Ferguson played four years for the Bulldogs after graduating high school from Portland High School in Portland, Tennessee. During his four years with the Bulldogs he helped lead his team to two Conference titles and two trips to the NAIA National Tournament.
After graduating from TWC, Coach Ferguson worked in the sales field for seven years. After pursuing his sales career, Coach Ferguson came back to TWC to work as an Admission Counselor and to start his coaching career. Coach Ferguson met his wife, Dana while attending TWC and they reside in Athens with their two boys, Evan and Eli.