Colton Coale is in his first season as an assistant coach for the Oklahoma women’s basketball program after serving as the player development specialist in 2017-18.
Coale joined OU's staff prior to the 2015-16 season, serving as the program's graduate assistant. As an assistant, Coale will work exclusively with the team’s guards and coordinate offensive gameplans.
As the son of Sooners’ head coach Sherri Coale, he has seen the building of the program from day one.
Coale has spent time in a variety of roles with program. As an undergraduate student, he spent four seasons as a member of OU’s male practice squad, while also serving as the radio analyst on the Sooner Radio Network with Brian Brinkley for two seasons. During his two years as a graduate assistant, Coale worked on scouting future opponents, helped develop practice plans and implemented new skill techniques for the Sooners.
In his role as player personnel specialist, Coale breaks down film of OU’s practices and its opponents, helps coordinate the Sooner Sessions Coaches Clinic and works in an outreach role with local high school coaches.
Coale graduated with his bachelor’s degree from the University of Oklahoma in 2015 and recently wrapped up his Master’s degree in May 2017.
He is married to former Sooner point guard Morgan (Hook) Coale, who was a three-year starter for the program and a two-time All-Big 12 honorable mention selection.