Tim Whitesel is in his sixth year with the Transylvania women’s basketball coaching staff as the Director of Statistical Analytics.
Prior to joining the TU staff in 2014, Whitesel served as an Associate Head Coach and Assistant Coach for the women's basketball program at Lewis & Clark College under head coach Juli Fulks for 10 years. While at Lewis & Clark, Tim helped the Pioneers win the Northwest Conference twice and participate in the NCAA tournament three times.
Previous to Lewis & Clark, Tim was the Head Girls Coach at Sunset High School in Portland, Oregon, and coached collegiate men's basketball at Concordia University (Oregon) and Eastern Oregon University.
A native of Fredonia, New York, Tim earned his B.S. in Biology and B.A. in Philosophy from State University of New York, College at Fredonia. Tim continued his education at the University of Rhode Island where he graduated with his M.S. in Zoology and later his Ph.D. in Biological Sciences.
Tim also works as a Fisheries Scientist for the United States Fish and Wildlife Service and serves as an Adjunct Professor for Portland State University’s Department of Biology. Tim currently resides in Brush Prairie, Washington, with his wife MaryLouise and daughter Natalie.