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Randy Tuggle enters his fourth year leading Greensboro College women's basketball team in 2012-13. He was named head coach in May, 2009 after replacing his cousin, Jason Tuggle, who accepted the Director of Athletics post at his alma mater Eden's Morehead High School. Randy Tuggle was the lead Pride women's basketball assistant coach under Jason Tuggle.
In his three years at the helm of the program, Tuggle has posted an overall record of 58-24, captured two USA South regular season crowns, advanced to NCAA Division III Sweet 16, coached one All-American (Danielle Duncan), and tutored one USA South Player of the Year (Danielle Duncan).
This past season, Tuggle's squad won a share of the USA South regular season title, while finishing the year with a 22-5 overall record. The Pride were nationally ranked for much of the season and advanced to the USA South Tournament semifinals.
In 2010-11, Tuggle and The Pride raced out to a 24 consecutive wins and finished the season at a program best 28-3. Greensboro College advanced to the USA South Athletic Conference finals and made an appearance in the NCAA Division III Sweet 16. The Pride climbed as high as number ten in the nation and concluded the year with a #15 ranking.
During his tenure as an assistant coach at Greensboro
College,Tuggle helped lead The Pride to three Conference
Regular Season Championships, four Conference Tournament
Championships, and four NCAA Tournament appearances.
The 2008-09 Pride women's basketball team completed the best season of any previous Greensboro College hoops team. The Pride went 27-3 and produced a .900 winning percentage. Greensboro finished an unprecedented 18-0 in conference play, and captured the USA South regular season crown for the fourth time in five seasons. The team advanced to the NCAA tournament--its first ever as an at-large selection. GC reached #18 in the national rankings and won a program-record 21 straight games.
Tuggle arrived at Greensboro College in 2001 after spending three years as an assistant coach at Northwest Guilford High School, his alma mater. Prior to his time at Northwest, Randy was an assistant coach at Western Guilford High School where the Hornets were Piedmont Triad 3A Conference champions and advanced in the State Play-offs. He also helped start the NC Lady Gators AAU program, a team that placed 6th at Nationals
As a longtime native of the Greensboro area, Randy was a four-year letter winner for the Spartans of UNC-Greensboro. His junior year he played an integral role with a Spartan squad that qualified for the NCAA national tournament, and was selected team captain his senior season.
In addition to basketball, Tuggle has strong connections to the Greensboro business community. Active in local mortgage and real estate field since 1980, he most recently was a loan officer at Suntrust Bank. From 1997-2007, he was self employed with Homestead Mortgage/Acceptance.
Tuggle, who enjoys golf in his spare time, and his wife Susan have two children: Jimmy and Lauren Childrey. Lauren resides in the Gate City with her husband, Ryan.