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1997, 2000, 2006, 2009 PBC Coach of the Year
2000 Atlanta Tip-Off Club Division II State Coach of theYear
Commitment, purpose and intensity are three words that come tomind since head coach Terry Sellers took over the Georgia Collegebasketball program. As he enters his 22nd season at GeorgiaCollege, and 31st as a college head coach, Sellers is the program'sall-time leader in career victories (350), and has turned theprogram into a consistent winner on the state, regional, andnational level with young men who have represented the school wellon and off the court.
Under Sellers' guidance, the Bobcats have won four Peach BeltChampionships (1997, 1999, 2000 & 2006), two PBC TournamentChampionships (1997 & 1999), an NCAA Regional Championship(2000) and have been to the NCAA Tournament six times (1997, 1999,2000, 2006, 2009 & 2010), including a trip to the Elite Eightin 2000. Sellers was named the Peach Belt Coach of the Year for thefourth time in 2008-09 after the Bobcats took their fifth trip tothe NCAA Tournament, posting a 22-7 overall record and 15-5 leaguemark. The Bobcats also added their eighth 20-win season underSellers in 2009-10.
All-time, Sellers has coached 29 players to all-conferenceaccolades in his career at Georgia College, including a pair ofAll-America honorees.
Sellers got his 300th Georgia College victory Nov. 19, 2010against Carson-Newman and added his 500th overall win against NorthAlabama Nov. 27, 2010.
Sellers led the Bobcats to the finest season in school historyin 2000 after winning the PBC Regular-Season title for the thirdtime in four years. That team went on to win the NCAA SouthAtlantic Regional and advanced to the Elite Eight. The Bobcats wereranked among the top-25 in the nation every week during the1999-2000 season and posted a 25-6 record, including a perfect 11-0record at home.
Following the season, Sellers was named the Peach Belt Coach ofthe Year for the second time in his career. He was also honored bythe Atlanta Tip-off Club as the NCAA Division II Coach of the Yearin the state of Georgia and broke the school record for careervictories with Georgia College's victory over Gardner-Webb in theNCAA Tournament.
Sellers was named Peach Belt Coach of the Year following the1996-97 season after guiding Georgia College to its first everPeach Belt Championship, as well as its first ever trip to the NCAATournament. His 21-year .596 winning percentage at GC is the secondhighest in school history. He has also notched eight 20-win seasonsat the school.
He is not a stranger to success however. He spent nine years atAlabama Southern Community College where his teams averaged 22 winsper year.
Overall Sellers has a 350-237 mark as the Bobcats coach. Nowthat his team has established itself as a winner, coach Sellers iscommitted to keeping the Bobcats on top.
Sellers isn't one to hide his intensity on the sidelines duringa basketball game, and that intense desire to succeed traces backto his playing days at George Wallace Community College in Dothan,Ala., and Auburn University at Montgomery. Sellers was anall-conference player at George Wallace Community College, and heled the Governors in scoring and free throw shooting. At AuburnUniversity at Montgomery he was also an all-conference player andranked fifth nationally in free throw percentage one season.
Sellers earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in PhysicalEducation and School Administration from Auburn University atMontgomery in 1976. Following graduation, Sellers spent one year asan assistant coach at Auburn University at Montgomery. He thenmoved on and spent five years as an assistant coach at theUniversity of Montevallo. Sellers accepted his first head coachingjob at Hardaway High School in Columbus, Ga. A year later Sellerswas named the head coach at Alabama Southern Community Collegewhere he earned Southern Division Coach of the Year in 1990, 1991,and 1993. Under his leadership Alabama Southern won four SouthernDivision Championships, made several appearances in the juniorcollege national rankings, and finished second in Region 22 in both1990 and 1991.
Sellers and his wife Cathy have two children; Sara and formerBobcat guard Cooper.