Todd Steelman was named Presbyterian College's seventh women's basketball head coach on April 27, 2016, and is entering his second year in 2017-18.
In his first year at PC, Steelman coached his team to a 13-18 overall record, including a 10-8 mark in Big South Conference play, and the program's second appearance in the Big South Championship Semifinals. The year saw three players named to the Preseason All-Conference Second Team, three Player of the Week honors, an All-Tournament Team selection, an All-Conference Second Team honoree, and the Big South Scholar-Athlete of the Year. Steelman earned his first win as a Head Coach with a 69-62 final at UNC Greensboro on December 15. The Blue Hose defeated Longwood 65-55 on January 3 for Steelman's first conference win.
Steelman came to PC from the University of Maine, where he spent four seasons as associate head coach focusing on working with the Maine posts as well as all aspects of game planning and film breakdown. Steelman was the team's community relations manager with a focus on engaging the team's outreach and involvement with community service projects.
Steelman joined the Black Bears after spending his previous 10 years as an associate and assistant coach at the Division I level. Prior to Maine, Steelman was the associate head coach at Ball State from 2010-12 where he was involved in all aspects of the program including the coordination of his defensive philosophy, directing the scouting aspects of the program, recruiting, and developing the post-players. While at Ball State, Steelman was selected as one of the Top 25 Mid-Major Assistant Coaches by CollegeInsider.com.
Before his time at Ball State, the Hickory, NC native spent five years as an assistant with Clemson. With the Tigers, Steelman worked with both the post and perimeter player development, broke down film, and played a large part in recruiting and evaluation of prospective student-athletes.
Steelman began his Divison I coaching career as an assistant at Rice University from 2003-05. While at Rice, Steelman was again involved in all aspects of coaching an NCAA Divison I program.
Along with his time as an associate and assistant coach, Steelman has directed many sports camps while also coaching various high school athletics from 1994-2003, including being named the 1998 and 2002 Triad Athletic Conference Varsity Girls' Basketball Coach of the Year. Steelman was the Cresset Christian Academy Athletic Director in Durham, N.C. from 2001-03 and also from 1997-99. Steelman was the head varsity girls basketball coach at the Academy from 1994-99 and again from 2001-03. While coaching at Cresset Christian Academy, he managed the team to five-straight undefeated conference seasons and three-straight state championship game appearances. In between his time at Cresset Christian Academy, Steelman was the head varsity girls' basketball coach at Kerr-Vance Academy where he guided the squad to the school's first ever conference championship and state tournament bid.
A member of both the Women's Basketball Coaches' Association and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Steelman graduated with a B.S. in Broadcasting from John Brown in 1989 before doing graduate studies work in Recreation Sports Administration at North Carolina from 1993-95. While at North Carolina, Steelman worked as a volunteer with the 1993-94 NCAA Championship women's basketball team.
Steelman and his wife, Tracy, are the proud parents of their three children, Matthew (a recent graduate of the men's basketball team at Wofford), Hannah, and Jonathan.
Todd Steelman Collegiate Career
2012-2016 - Associate Head Coach - Maine
2010-2012 - Associate Head Coach - Ball State
2005-2010 - Assistant Coach - Clemson
2003-2005 - Assistant Coach - Rice