Doug Tolin, coach at OBU since 2000-01, has led the Bison to 10 consecutive NAIA Tournaments, including the national championship in 2010. His teams have reached at least the quarterfinal round six times. Voted SAC Coach of the Year in 2002 and 2003, 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 in 2010. In his second season, Tolin took the team to the NAIA championship game before winning it all in 2010.
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 five 30-or-more-win teams, with his lowest win total being a 23-win campaign.
Tolin has coached seven All-NAIA Tournament picks, seven first-team All-Americans, a third-team All-American and two NAIA Player of the Year, as well as six 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.