Bryan Bagwell joined the Mars Hill College Women's Basketball program in July of 2012 following a successful four-year stint as an assistant coach at Mount Olive College.
Head coach Sarah Jansen stated, "Bryan's tireless work ethic along with his passion for helping players reach their potential makes him a great fit for Mars Hill and our women's basketball program."
In his four years at Mount Olive, he helped lead the Trojans to a 79-36 (.687) record, three Conference Carolinas regular season second place finishes (2009, 2011, 2012), and two Conference Carolinas Tournament runner-up finishes (2009, 2011).
While at Mount Olive, Bagwell was the recruiting coordinator and was responsible for skill development for both guards and post players. Bagwell coached two second-team All-Region selections (2009, 2011), the Conference Carolinas' Player of the Year (2010-2011), and seven all-conference selections.
Bagwell also helped manage the team's academic success at Mount Olive. One such student-athlete was a two-time CoSIDA/Capital One Academic All-District First Team (2010, 2011) and graduated Summa Cum Laude garnering the highest academic average at Mount Olive College in 2011.
Prior to Mount Olive, Bagwell served as assistant men's high school coach at Western Guilford High School (2003-2004) and assistant girl's high school coach at North Johnston High School (2004-2008).
Bagwell is a member of the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA).
A native of Raleigh, N.C., Bagwell graduated from Wake Forest University with a B.A. in History.