Trelanne Powell

Head Women’s Basketball Coach
Tuskegee University


2018 – Present: Head Coach, Tuskegee University

2015 – 2018: Assistant Coach, Mercer University

2014 – 2015: Assistant Coach, Francis Marion University

2011 – 2014: Head Coach, Chattahoochee Valley CC

2007 – 2011: Assistant Coach, Chattahoochee Valley CC

2002 – 2004: Player, Columbus State University


2008: Columbus State University, Masters, Public Administration

2006: Columbus State University, Bachelors, Health & Exercise Science


Hometown: Macon, GA

Family: Patrick (Husband) & Parker (Daughter)

Career Highlights

Career Record
119-59 (.669) overall & 67-21 (.761) conference

20+ Win Seasons (3)
2021-22, 2018-19, 2013-14

Winning Seasons (6)
2021-22, 2020-21,2019-20, 2018-19, 2013-14, 2012-13, 2011-12

Conference Coach of the Year (1)
2013-14 ACCC Southern

Conference Regular Season Championships (1)
2020-21 SIAC & 2013-14 ACCC Southern

NCAA Tournament Berths (1)

2020-21 Black College Sports Network Division II National Coach of the Year

Has led Tuskegee to a 71-28 (.717) overall record and four winning seasons, rebuilding a program that had not won more than 10 games during each of the four seasons prior to her arrival

In 2021-22, led Tuskegee to the program’s most single-season wins (22) in 32 seasons

In 2020-21, guided Tuskegee to the program’s first NCAA Tournament berth in eight seasons

In 2018-19 (first season), led Tuskegee to a 20-7 record, a 14-win improvement from the season prior to her arrival

Tuskegee’s scoring offense finished ranked 20th nationally in 2021-22

As Tuskegee’s Head Coach, has recruited and coached six SIAC All-Conference Team selections, as well as one Player of the Year, one Newcomer of the Year, and two Defensive Players of the Year

From 2015 to 2018, helped lead Mercer to a 79-19 (.806) overall 38-4 (.905) Southern Conference record, three SoCon Regular Season Championships, one SoCon Tournament Championship, and three post-season berths (one NCAA Tournament)

As an Assistant Coach at Mercer, recruited and coached eight SoCon All-Conference Team selections, as well as a three-time So-Con Player of the Year, one SoCon Freshman of the Year, and one WNBA draft pick

2013-14 ACCC Southern Conference Coach of the Year

From 2011 to 2014, led Chattahoochee Valley CC to a 48-31 (.608) overall and 29-7 (.806) ACCC Southern Conference record, as well as one ACCC Southern Conference Regular Season Championship

As a student-athlete, helped lead Columbus State to the 2002-03 Peach Belt Conference Regular Season Championship and NCAA Tournament

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