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Coaching Records

 
Western Carolina Career Stats
Coaching Records (Mar 11, 2014)

Coaching Records

Year-by-year coaching records
WCU all-time overall coaching records
WCU all-time home coaching records
WCU all-time away coaching records
WCU all-time neutral coaching records
WCU all-time Southern Conference coaching records
WCU all-time SoCon Tournament coaching records

 

Year-by-year coaching records

Year
Overall
W - L
Home
W - L
Away
W - L
Neutral
W - L
SoCon
W - L
SoCon
Finish

SoCon
Tournament

Head
Coach
1928-29
13 - 6
 
Pete Plemmons
1929-30
12 - 8
 
Pete Plemmons
1930-31
10 - 8
 
Pete Plemmons
1931-32
12 - 5
 
C.C. Poindexter
1932-33
12 - 6
 
C.C. Poindexter
1933-34
11 - 11
 
C.C. Poindexter
1934-35
15 - 8
 
C.C. Poindexter
1935-36
14 - 10
 
Ralph James
1936-37
12 - 9
 
Ralph James
1937-38
11 - 10
 
Ralph James
1938-39
10 - 10
 
James Whatley
1939-40
13 - 6
 
James Whatley
1940-41
12 - 6
 
James Whatley
1941-42
8 - 6
 
James Whatley
1942-43
10 - 6
 
Pete McDonald
1943-44
9 - 5
 
Pete McDonald
1944-45
8 - 8
 
Ralph Seals
1945-46
13 - 7
 
Marion McDonald
1946-47
15 - 15
 
Marion McDonald
1947-48
15 - 11
 
Tuck McConnell
1948-49
16 - 13
11 - 5
4 - 7
1 - 1
 
Tuck McConnell
1949-50
6 - 19
4 - 9
2 - 10
0 - 0
 
Tuck McConnell
1950-51
6 - 20
5 - 6
1 - 14
0 - 0
 
Jim Gudger
1951-52
13 - 14
11 - 6
2 - 8
0 - 0
 
Jim Gudger
1952-53
22 - 8
15 - 6
7 - 1
0 - 1
 
Jim Gudger
1953-54
16 - 9
11 - 3
5 - 6
0 - 0
 
Jim Gudger
1954-55
11 - 16
7 - 7
3 - 9
1 - 0
 
Jim Gudger
1955-56
15 - 14
8 - 4
6 - 10
1 - 0
 
Jim Gudger
1956-57
21 - 11
14 - 5
7 - 6
0 - 0
 
Jim Gudger
1957-58
18 - 10
12 - 2
6 - 8
0 - 0
 
Jim Gudger
1958-59
24 - 4
14 - 2
9 - 1
1 - 1
 
Jim Gudger
1959-60
14 - 13
8 - 4
4 - 6
2 - 3
 
Jim Gudger
1960-61
7 - 20
5 - 8
0 - 10
2 - 2
 
Jim Gudger
1961-62
21 - 8
14 - 2
5 - 6
2 - 0
 
Jim Gudger
1962-63
28 - 7
21 - 2
5 - 5
2 - 0
 
Jim Gudger
1963-64
20 - 6
12 - 2
7 - 3
1 - 1
 
Jim Gudger
1964-65
14 - 13
11 - 4
3 - 7
0 - 2
 
Jim Gudger
1965-66
19 - 9
9 - 3
6 - 4
4 - 2
 
Jim Gudger
1966-67
15 - 13
11 - 5
3 - 6
1 - 2
 
Jim Gudger
1967-68
20 - 9
13 - 3
6 - 5
1 - 1
 
Jim Gudger
1968-69
7 - 18
7 - 9
0 - 9
0 - 0
 
Jim Gudger
1969-70
13 - 18
10 - 6
1 - 10
2 - 2
 
Jim Hartbarger
1970-71
25 - 5
16 - 1
6 - 4
3 - 0
 
Jim Hartbarger
1971-72
20 - 16
12 - 4
6 - 6
2 - 6
 
Jim Hartbarger
1972-73
12 - 13
9 - 3
2 - 10
1 - 0
 
Jim Hartbarger
1973-74
11 - 14
7 - 3
2 - 10
2 - 1
 
Jim Hartbarger
1974-75
15 - 11
3 - 2
0 - 5
2 - 0
 
Jim Hartbarger (5-7)
6 - 1
4 - 3
0 - 0
 
Fred Conley (10-4)
1975-76
13 - 12
8 - 2
4 - 9
1 - 1
 
Fred Conley
1976-77
8 - 16
6 - 5
2 - 11
0 - 0
 
Fred Conley
1977-78
7 - 19
5 - 7
2 - 9
0 - 3
4 - 8
6th
0-1
Steve Cottrell
1978-79
14 - 14
9 - 5
5 - 6
0 - 3
5 - 7
4th
1-1
Steve Cottrell
1979-80
17 - 10
12 - 3
5 - 7
0 - 0
9 - 7
3rd
0-1
Steve Cottrell
1980-81
18 - 10
15 - 0
3 - 9
0 - 1
9 - 7
T-4th
1-1
Steve Cottrell
1981-82
19 - 8
12 - 3
6 - 5
1 - 0
11 - 5
2nd
0-1
Steve Cottrell
1982-83
17 - 12
11 - 3
5 - 8
1 - 1
9 - 7
4th
1-1
Steve Cottrell
1983-84
15 - 13
13 - 1
1 - 9
1 - 3
9 - 7
3rd
0-1
Steve Cottrell
1984-85
14 - 14
10 - 4
3 - 8
1 - 2
8 - 8
4th
0-1
Steve Cottrell
1985-86
14 - 14
10 - 4
4 - 9
0 - 1
8 - 8
T-5th
0-1
Steve Cottrell
1986-87
10 - 19
5 - 10*
4 - 8
1 - 1
4 - 12
7th
1-1
Steve Cottrell
1987-88
8 - 19
7 - 9*
1 - 10
0 - 0
2 - 14
9th
DNQ
Herb Krusen
1988-89
12 - 16
7 - 5*
4 - 9
1 - 2
4 - 10
8th
0-1
Dave Possinger
1989-90
10 - 18
3 - 11*
2 - 11
0 - 2
3 - 11
8th
0-1
Greg Blatt
1990-91
11 - 17
3 - 11*
3 - 9
0 - 1
3 - 11
7th
0-1
Greg Blatt
1991-92
11 - 17
5 - 9*
4 - 7
1 - 1
5 - 9
5th
0-1
Greg Blatt
1992-93
6 - 21
5 - 8*
1 - 12
0 - 1
2 - 16
10th
0-1
Greg Blatt
1993-94
12 - 16
8 - 10*
4 - 12
1 - 1
8 - 10
5th
1-1
Benny Dees
1994-95
14 - 14
9 - 3*
3 - 10
2 - 1
8 - 6
2nd S
2-1
Benny Dees
1995-96
17 - 13
8 - 3*
6 - 7
3 - 3
10 - 4
1st S
3-0
Phil Hopkins
1996-97
14 - 13
10 - 2*
4 - 10
0 - 1
7 - 7
2nd S
0-1
Phil Hopkins
1997-98
12 - 15
6 - 9*
3 - 8
1 - 2
6 - 9
T-4th N
0-1
Phil Hopkins
1998-99
8 - 21
5 - 7*
1 - 12
2 - 2
2 - 14
6th N
2-1
Phil Hopkins
1999-2000
14 - 14
9 - 3*
4 - 10
1 - 1
7 - 9
5th N
0-1
Phil Hopkins
2000-01
6 - 25
5 - 8*
0 - 14
1 - 3
3 - 13
6th N
1-1
2001-02
12 - 16
6 - 7*
6 - 8
0 - 1
6 - 10
4th N
0-1
2002-03
9 - 19
7 - 5*
2 - 13
0 - 1
6 - 10
4th N
0-1
2003-04
13 - 15
9 - 9*
3 - 5
1 - 1
6 - 10
5th N
0-1
2004-05
8 - 22
7 - 6*
1 - 13
0 - 3
3 - 13
6th N
0-1
2005-06
13 - 17
9 - 4*
3 - 10
1 - 3
7 - 7
3rd N
0-1
2006-07
11 - 20
6 - 5*
4 - 13
1 - 2
7 - 11
3rd N
1-1
2007-08
10 - 21
8 - 6*
1 - 13
1 - 2
6 - 14
5th N
0-1
2008-09
16 - 15
11 - 2*
3 - 11
2 - 2
11 - 9
T-1st N
0-1
2009-10
22 - 12
14 - 2*
7 - 9
1 - 1
11 - 7
2nd N
1-1
2010-11
18 - 15
11 - 1*
6 - 11
1 - 3
12 - 6
T-1st N
1-1
2011-12
17 - 18
9 - 4*
4 - 12
4 - 2
8 - 10
T-3rd N
3-1
2012-13
14 - 19
7 - 6*
5 - 11
2 - 2
9 - 9
3rd N
1-1
2013-14
19 - 15
11 - 2*
5 - 11
3 - 2
10 - 6
5th
2-1
1167 - 1116
607 - 321^
210-167*
246 - 568^
67 - 87^
248 - 341
22-35
2,283 games
928 games
377 games*
814 games
154 games
589 games
57 games
* Denotes Ramsey Center games (28 seasons)
Records before 1948-49 not available for home, away or neutral games

 

WCU all-time overall coaching records
Season(s) Overall W - L Overall Pct. First Year Last Year
Pete Plemmons 3 35 - 22 0.614 1928-29 1930-31
C.C. Poindexter 4 50 - 30 0.625 1931-32 1934-35
Ralph James 3 37 - 29 0.561 1935-36 1938-39
James Whatley 4 43 - 28 0.606 1939-40 1941-42
Pete McDonald 2 19 - 11 0.633 1942-43 1943-44
Ralph Seals 1 8 - 8 0.500 1944-45 1944-45
Marion McDonald 2 28 - 22 0.560 1945-46 1946-47
Tuck McConnell 3 37 - 43 0.436 1947-48 1949-50
Jim Gudger 19 311 - 222 0.583 1950-51 1968-69
Jim Hartbarger 5.5 86 - 73 0.541 1969-70 1974-75
Fred Conley 2.5 31 - 32 0.492 1974-75 1976-77
Steve Cottrell 10 145 - 133 0.521 1977-78 1986-87
Herb Krusen 1 8 - 19 0.296 1987-88 1987-88
Dave Possinger 1 12 - 16 0.429 1988-89 1988-89
Greg Blatt 4 38 - 73 0.342 1989-90 1992-93
Benny Dees 2 26 - 30 0.464 1993-94 1994-95
Phil Hopkins 5 65 - 76 0.461 1995-96 1999-2000
Steve Shurina 5 48 - 97 0.331 2000-01 2004-05
Larry Hunter 9 140 - 152 0.479 2005-06 Present
86 1167 - 1116 0.511

 

WCU all-time home coaching records
Season(s) Home W - L Home Pct. First Year Last Year
Pete Plemmons 3 1928-29 1930-31
C.C. Poindexter 4 1931-32 1934-35
Ralph James 3 1935-36 1938-39
James Whatley 4 1939-40 1941-42
Pete McDonald 2 1942-43 1943-44
Ralph Seals 1 1944-45 1944-45
Marion McDonald 2 1945-46 1946-47
Tuck McConnell 3 15 - 14* 0.517 1947-48 1949-50
Jim Gudger 19 208 - 83 0.715 1950-51 1968-69
Jim Hartbarger 5.5 57 - 19 0.750 1969-70 1974-75
Fred Conley 2.5 20 - 8 0.714 1974-75 1976-77
Steve Cottrell 10 102 - 40^ 0.718 1977-78 1986-87
Herb Krusen 1 7 - 9^ 0.438 1987-88 1987-88
Dave Possinger 1 7 - 5^ 0.583 1988-89 1988-89
Greg Blatt 4 16 - 39^ 0.291 1989-90 1992-93
Benny Dees 2 17 - 13^ 0.567 1993-94 1994-95
Phil Hopkins 5 38 - 24^ 0.613 1995-96 1999-2000
Steve Shurina 5 34 - 35^ 0.493 2000-01 2004-05
Larry Hunter 9 86 - 32^ 0.729 2005-06 Present
*only two seasons available 86 607-321 0.645
^1st year in Ramsey 1986-87 28 210-167^ 0.557

 

 

WCU all-time away coaching records
Season(s) Away W - L Away Pct. First Year Last Year
Pete Plemmons 3 1928-29 1930-31
C.C. Poindexter 4 1931-32 1934-35
Ralph James 3 1935-36 1938-39
James Whatley 4 1939-40 1941-42
Pete McDonald 2 1942-43 1943-44
Ralph Seals 1 1944-45 1944-45
Marion McDonald 2 1945-46 1946-47
Tuck McConnell 3 6 - 17* 0.261 1947-48 1949-50
Jim Gudger 19 85 - 124 0.407 1950-51 1968-69
Jim Hartbarger 5.5 17 - 45 0.274 1969-70 1974-75
Fred Conley 2.5 10 - 23 0.303 1974-75 1976-77
Steve Cottrell 10 38 - 78 0.328 1977-78 1986-87
Herb Krusen 1 1 - 10 0.091 1987-88 1987-88
Dave Possinger 1 4 - 9 0.308 1988-89 1988-89
Greg Blatt 4 10 - 39 0.204 1989-90 1992-93
Benny Dees 2 7 - 22 0.241 1993-94 1994-95
Phil Hopkins 5 18 - 47 0.277 1995-96 1999-2000
Steve Shurina 5 12 - 53 0.185 2000-01 2004-05
Larry Hunter 9 38 - 101 0.273 2005-06 Present
*only two seasons available 86 246-568 0.302

 

WCU all-time neutral coaching records
Season(s) Neutral W - L Neutral Pct. First Year Last Year
Pete Plemmons 3 1928-29 1930-31
C.C. Poindexter 4 1931-32 1934-35
Ralph James 3 1935-36 1938-39
James Whatley 4 1939-40 1941-42
Pete McDonald 2 1942-43 1943-44
Ralph Seals 1 1944-45 1944-45
Marion McDonald 2 1945-46 1946-47
Tuck McConnell 3 1 -1 * 0.500 1947-48 1949-50
Jim Gudger 19 18 - 15 0.545 1950-51 1968-69
Jim Hartbarger 5.5 12 - 9 0.571 1969-70 1974-75
Fred Conley 2.5 1 - 1 0.500 1974-75 1976-77
Steve Cottrell 10 5 - 15 0.250 1977-78 1986-87
Herb Krusen 1 0 - 0 0.000 1987-88 1987-88
Dave Possinger 1 1 - 2 0.333 1988-89 1988-89
Greg Blatt 4 1 - 5 0.167 1989-90 1992-93
Benny Dees 2 3 - 2 0.600 1993-94 1994-95
Phil Hopkins 5 7 - 9 0.438 1995-96 1999-2000
Steve Shurina 5 2 - 9 0.182 2000-01 2004-05
Larry Hunter 9 16 - 19 0.457 2005-06 Present
*only two seasons available 86 67-87 0.435

 

WCU all-time Southern Conference coaching records
SoCon Season(s) SoCon W - L SoCon Pct. First Year Last Year
Pete Plemmons 0 1928-29 1930-31
C.C. Poindexter 0 1931-32 1934-35
Ralph James 0 1935-36 1938-39
James Whatley 0 1939-40 1941-42
Pete McDonald 0 1942-43 1943-44
Ralph Seals 0 1944-45 1944-45
Marion McDonald 0 1945-46 1946-47
Tuck McConnell 0 1947-48 1949-50
Jim Gudger 0 1950-51 1968-69
Jim Hartbarger 0 1969-70 1974-75
Fred Conley 0 1974-75 1976-77
Steve Cottrell 10 76 - 76 0.500 1977-78 1986-87
Herb Krusen 1 2 - 14 0.125 1987-88 1987-88
Dave Possinger 1 4 - 10 0.286 1988-89 1988-89
Greg Blatt 4 13 - 47 0.217 1989-90 1992-93
Benny Dees 2 16 - 16 0.500 1993-94 1994-95
Phil Hopkins 5 32 - 43 0.427 1995-96 1999-2000
Steve Shurina 5 24 - 56 0.300 2000-01 2004-05
Larry Hunter 9 81 - 79 0.506 2005-06 Present
*only two seasons available

37

248 - 341 0.421

 

WCU all-time SoCon Tournament coaching records
Appearance(s) SoCon
Tournament
W - L
SoCon
Tournament
Pct.
First Year Last Year
Pete Plemmons 0 1928-29 1930-31
C.C. Poindexter

0

1931-32 1934-35
Ralph James 0 1935-36 1938-39
James Whatley 0 1939-40 1941-42
Pete McDonald 0 1942-43 1943-44
Ralph Seals 0 1944-45 1944-45
Marion McDonald 0 1945-46 1946-47
Tuck McConnell 0 1947-48 1949-50
Jim Gudger 0 1950-51 1968-69
Jim Hartbarger 0 1969-70 1974-75
Fred Conley 0 1974-75 1976-77
Steve Cottrell 10 4 - 10 0.286 1977-78 1986-87
Herb Krusen

0

Did Not Qualify 1987-88 1987-88
Dave Possinger 1 0 -1 0.000 1988-89 1988-89
Greg Blatt 4 0 - 4 0.000 1989-90 1992-93
Benny Dees 2 3 - 2 0.600 1993-94 1994-95
Phil Hopkins 5 5 - 4 0.556 1995-96 1999-2000
Steve Shurina 5 1 - 5 0.167 2000-01 2004-05
Larry Hunter 9 9 - 9 0.500 2005-06 Present
  36 22 - 35 0.386

 

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