Doug Malone, Offensive Line
Doug Malone joins Bentley and the Blue Hose after a one-year stint as the Offensive Coordinator at Western Carolina.
will be PC's
Offensive Line Coach.
Prior to his one-year stint at WCU, Malone served for eight years at Tennessee Tech as a Coordinator, Interim Head Coach and as an Assistant Athletic Director.
Malone was also the head coach at PC's former South Atlantic Conference rival Wingate.
In six years as a head coach between Tennessee Tech
and Wingate University
compiled a 28-36 overall record.
Under the tutelage of Malone
, the Tennessee Tech
Golden Eagles posted record-setting seasons in both 2001 and 2002, with the latter becoming only the second offensive unit in Tennessee Tech history to post both a 2,000-yard passer and a 1,000-yard rusher.
Two years into his
tenure as the offensive coordinator, TTU
improved upon the 3,000-yard, 20-point per game average during his
first season by racking up nearly 4,000 yards of offense and nearly 30 points per game in 2000.
Malone began his coaching career as a graduate assistant at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) where he worked extensively with the offensive line.
He then became an assistant coach at California State University in Northridge where he switched sides of the ball, coaching the linebackers.
also coordinated the kicking game for three years.
Malone made the move back east to serve as an assistant coach at Wingate University for eight seasons before taking over the head coaching duties for five seasons.
first year as the head coach, Wingate
went 3-7 with three losses by a combined total of four points.
The following year, his
team upset NCAA Division II powerhouse, Carson-Newman
and the Bulldogs set a then school-record for wins in a single-season, posting an 8-3 mark in 1997.
41 games at Wingate
, the Bulldogs were shut out just once.
In his capacity as the Assistant Athletics Director for Corporate Sales/Marketing at Tennessee Tech, he oversaw the TTU athletics department corporate sales and marketing programs, which included arena and stadium signage, advertising, game sponsorships and additional sales opportunities.
Malone holds a Bachelor's Degree in Physical Education and Health from Carson-Newman College and a Master's Degree in Sports Sciences from the United States Sports Academy in Daphne, Ala.
is very active in coaching organizations and has been published in the American Football Coaches Association
(AFCA) Summer Manual for a paper on "The Kicking Game."