2017-18 Women's Basketball
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2017-18 Women's Basketball Coaches
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Tory Wooley
Head Coach - 5th Season
Alma Mater: Point University

Tory Wooley begins his fifth season as head coach of the Point women’s basketball team in 2017-18, and enters the season with a 78-49 career coaching record (.614)..In each of his first three seasons, the team's win total has increased.

 

During his first year as head coach (2013-14), he lead the Lady Skyhawks to a 14-win season, which surpassed the combined victory total of the previous two teams.  In his second season (2014-15), the Skyhawks finished with a 18-13 record and in 2015-16 and 2016-17, Point compiled a program-record 23 wins in both seasons (23-12 and 23-7).

 

Wooley was named the 2015-2016 NCCAA South Region Coach of the Year after the Skyhawks were crowned South Region Tournament Champions, defeating NCAA Division II Emmanuel College in the title game.  The win over Emmanuel advanced the Skyhawks to the NCCAA Division I National Tournament.

 

On November 28, 2015, Wooley guided Point to perhaps the most impressive victory in program history, as the Skyhawks knocked off the No. 4 ranked team in NAIA Division I, Bethel University.  The 2015-16 season was also a successful one in the classroom for the women's basketball team as the ladies were named a NAIA Scholar-Team, achieving a 3.22 team GPA.  In 2016-17, Point defeated each of its 11 conference opponents at least once.

 

Through his tenure as head coach of the Skyhawks, Wooley has coached six AAC All-Freshman players, two AAC Freshman of the Year winners, seven AAC All-Conference players, one AAC Player of the Year, one NAIA Honorable Mention All-American and three NCCAA All-Region players.

 

Wooley is an alumnus of Point University and a former member of the men’s basketball program. As a student-athlete Wooley lettered all four years for the Skyhawks and served as team captain during each of his last three seasons.  Honored as an NCCAA All-American during his career, Wooley currently remains one of the all-time leading scorers of the men’s basketball program, finishing with 1,765 career points and helped Point to win the NCCAA South Region championship his junior year.  He graduated with honors and was the recipient of the prestigious Hathcock Award.

 

Wooley’s coaching experience began with working at basketball clinics in Costa Rica (SCORE International) and Israel (Fellowship of Christian Athletes); assisting with Shaka Smart’s camp at VCU; and coaching at the Dwight Howard Father and Son camp in Atlanta, Ga.  He has also served as an assistant coach for the Georgia Stars U-17 AAU boy’s basketball team.

A native of Atlanta, Wooley is a graduate of Southwest Atlanta Christian, where he played alongside center Dwight Howard of the Charlotte Hornets. As teammates, Howard and Wooley won two high school Class-A region championships together.

 

In 2014, Wooley earned his Master’s Degree in Kinesiology and Coaching from Georgia Southern University.

 

 
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Rudie Denson
Assistant Coach - 4th Season
Alma Mater: Trinity International University

Denson, a graduate of Trinity International University (TIU) in Deerfield, Ill., embarks on her fourth season as assistant women's basketball coach at Point University in 2017-18.

 

As a senior player for the women's basketball team at TIU, she was named All-Chicagoland Conference second team.  In the 2011-12 season, she also ranked in the top 25 in the NAIA Division II for 3-point field goal percentage and the tp 50 in 3-point field goals made per game.  Denson helped lead the Trojans to reach the 2011 NCCAA National Championship Tournament.

 

Before TIU, Denson attended Chattanooga State Community College in Chattanooga State University.  She played two years for the Tigers and was known for her three-point shooting.  She went on to graduate with honors from CSCC.

 

Denson began her coaching career as a student assistant while finishing up her degree at Trinity International University.  After her graduation, she moved into coaching for Full Package, Inc., a traveling AAU basketball team in Highland Park, Ill.  She coached third through eighth-grade girls and also served as a basketball trainer for the organization.  In 2013-2014, Denson was the assistant coach at Stephenson High School (Ill.) where she helped lead the Lady Jaguars to the Elite Eight in the 5-A region.  She also worked for the Chicago Sky of the WNBA as an Inside Sales Representative during the 2013 season.

 

Denson is a native of Stone Mountain, Ga., and graduated from Stephenson High School (Ga.) in 2008, where she played with and against some of the nation's top Division I recruited players.  She was listed as having one of the top 3-point percentages in Dekalb County in 2006-2007. In 2008, and she helped lead her team to win the 5A State Basketball Championship.

 

 
 
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