2013-14 Men's Basketball Coaches
Doug Tolin
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Head Coach

Doug Tolin, coach at OBU since 2000-01, has led the Bison to 12 consecutive NAIA Tournaments, including the national championship in 2010. His teams have reached at least the quarterfinal round seven times. He has led the Bison to the NAIA championship game three times. Voted SAC Coach of the Year in 2002, 2003 and 2012, Tolin was NAIA Coach of the Year in 2010.

Tolin led his Bison to three consecutive regular season conference titles from 2002-04 and another three in a row from 2010-2012. In his second season, Tolin took the team to the NAIA championship game before winning it all in 2010. He got the Bison back to the finals in 2012.

His 2002 squad reached the NAIA championship game and his Bison have been in the national semifinals three times. His squads have won at least two games at the NAIA Championships in all but three seasons.

Tolin has put together six 30-or-more-win teams, with his lowest win total being a 23-win campaign.

Tolin has coached nine All-NAIA Tournament picks, nine first-team All-Americans, a third-team All-American and three NAIA Players of the Year, as well as eight All-America honorable mention selections and 11 NAIA All-America Scholar Athletes.

A 1975 graduate of East Central University, Tolin, holds a bachelor's degree in accounting and a master's degree in secondary education, also from ECU. He attended high school at Bartlesville Sooner High School, graduating in 1971.

He was selected OBCA, Oklahoma Coaches Association and All-City Coach of the Year in 1999 and owns more than 10 other conference, regional and district Coach of the Year awards.

He was selected to coach the Faith 7 Game in 1993 and coached the Oklahoma All-Stars to a 108-107 win over Texas.

 Tolin and his wife, Susan, have three grown children, Christy, Kyle and Keely.

Kyle Tolin
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Associate Head Coach

Oklahoma Baptist named Kyle Tolin as its assistant men's basketball coach prior to the 2006-07 season and promoted to associate head coach prior to the 2010-11 season.


Tolin, who played four years for the Bison and has worked two seasons as a graduate assistant for OBU athletics, was named assistant coach for the men's program in 2006.

A member of OBU's 1000-Point Club, Kyle Tolin was an honorable mention All-SAC selection and an SAC Player of the Week in his career. He played in every game in his four-year career at point guard, averaging 4.3 assists per game for his career.


He has the unique perspective of the OBU game plan, having played for his father through high school and all four years of college and running the game plan as the point guard.


Tolin has recruited and coached four first-team All-America players, two second-team All-Americans and three honorable mention All-Americans. He also has coached and recruited two NAIA Players of the Year, two SAC Players of the Year, one NAIA Tournament MVP, on SAC Tournament MVP, eight All-SAC Tournament members, three SAC Defensive Players of the Year and 23 All-SAC players.


Tolin achieved his bachelor's degree in history education from OBU and a master's degree in sports administration from East Central University.

Kyle is married to the former Lisa Hansen. They have a daughter, Macy, and a son, Luke.

Hayden Blessing
Grad Assistant