Trelanne Powell

Head Women’s Basketball Coach
University of New Orleans


2023 – Present: Head Coach, University of New Orleans

2018 – 2023: 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
145-63 (.694)

20+ Win Seasons (4)
2022-23, 2021-22, 2018-19, 2013-14

Winning Seasons (8)
2022-23, 2021-22, 2020-21,2019-20, 2018-19, 2013-14, 2012-13, 2011-12

Conference Coach of the Year (2)
2022-23 SIAC & 2013-14 ACCC Southern

Conference Regular Season Championships (3)
2022-23, 2020-21 SIAC & 2013-14 ACCC Southern

NCAA Tournament Berths (2)
2022-23, 2020-21

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

2022-23 SIAC Coach of the Year

From 2018 to 2023, led Tuskegee to a 97-32 (.752) overall record, three 20+ win seasons, two SIAC Regular Season Championships, one SIAC Tournament Championship, and two NCAA Tournament berths, rebuilding a program that had not won more than 10 games during each of the four seasons prior to her arrival (23-83 (.217) record during span)

In 2022-23, led Tuskegee to the program’s most single-season wins (26) in 41 seasons, as well as the SIAC Regular Season Championship, the SIAC Tournament Championships (first in 15 seasons), and an NCAA Tournament berth

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 overall record, which was the leading single-season turnaround (+14 wins) in Division II that season

Tuskegee’s scoring offense finished nationally ranked 22nd in 2022-23 and 20th in 2021-22

Tuskegee’s scoring defense finished ranked 24th nationally in 2022-23

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

Head Coach Record