College of Charleston Cougars basketball

College of Charleston Cougars basketball history

College of Charleston (Charleston, SC)
TD Arena
Colonial Athletic Association (CAA)

Current head coach: Pat Kelsey (2021-)

  • Asst: Brian Kloman (2021-)
  • Asst: Michael Cassidy (2021-)
  • Asst: Thomas Carr (2022-)
  • DBO: Brad Cupito (2021-)
  • DPD: Jermaine Ukaegbu (2021-)

Post-Season:

  • National Championships:  0
  • Final Four Appearances:  0
  • Sweet Sixteen Appearances:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  5  (1994, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2018)
  • NCAAT Overall Record:  1-5
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  5  (1995, 1996, 2003, 2011, 2017)
  • NIT Overall Record:  4-5
  • CBI Appearances:  3  (2009, 2010, 2013)
  • CBI Overall Record:  2-3
  • NAIA National Championships:  1  (1983)   
  • NAIA Tournament Appearances:  6  (1983, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989)
  • NAIA Tournament Overall Record:  15-4

Conference Titles (Atlantic Sun, SoCon, CAA):

Award Winners:




College of Charleston head coaches:

Coach Tenure Record Conf. Titles NCAA Apps. Nat. Champ
Pat Kelsey 2021-Pres 17-15 0 0 0
Earl Grant 2014-21 127-89 1 1 0
Doug Wojcik 2012-14 38-29 0 0 0
Mark Byington (int.) 2012 7-4 0 0 0
Bobby Cremins 2006-12 125-68 1 0 0
Tom Herrion 2002-06 80-38 2 0 0
John Kresse 1979-2002 560-143 8 4 (6^) 1^
Alan LeForce 1970-79 131-109
Fred Daniels 1968-70 18-33
Pat Harden 1962-68 34-103
Archie Jenkins 1960-62 10-26
Jerry Callahan 1958-60 5-23
Ernest Wehman 1933-42, 57-58 56-104
Bernard Puckhaber 1956-57 1-13
Willard Silcox 1943-44, 48-53, 55-56 33-81
Vincent Price 1953-55 7-28
Henry Anderson 1946-48 20-19
Buck Bierfischer 1944-46 4-11
Gerald McMahon 1942-43 9-11
Doc Morse 1930-33 12-18
Frank Myers 1926-30 4-35
Alfred von Kolnitz 1924-26 7-13
Carl Fudge 1923-24 0-9
A.C. Jervey 1922-23 0-8
Vine McCormick 1920-22 0-20
records incomplete 1900-20

Key: Conf. Titles= Regular Season only, NCAA Apps= NCAA Tournament Appearances, Nat. Champ= NCAA Tournament Champions



^ These conference titles, tournament appearances and national championships came when the Charleston program was at the NAIA level; CofC moved up to Division I prior to the 1991-92 season

NOTE: Overall program records on this page do not include anything later vacated by the NCAA