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2019-20 Men's Basketball
Brian "Penny" Collins
Head Coach
Ben Walker
Assistant Coach
Jerry Nichols
Assistant Coach
Russ Willemsen
Assistant Coach
Josh Bone
Director of Operations
Asa Duvall
Video Coordinator
Ricky Collins
Senior Advisor to the Head Coach
Full Roster
(615) 995-9152 (m)
Josh Bone

Josh Bone joined the Tennessee State men’s basketball staff as the Director of Operations at the beginning of the 2019-20 season. He served as the Video Coordinator for the 2018-19 season.

In his current role, Bone is responsible for coordinating travel arrangements, exchanging video and other day-to-day duties. 

The former University of Tennessee guard arrives at TSU with experience at a number of different levels.  

Following his collegiate career, Bone played professionally for three seasons, including one in Germany. He went onto coach two seasons at Antioch High School in Tennessee founded BFG Elite – an AAU Organization based out of Nashville.

A graduate of nearby Brentwood Academy, Bone began his collegiate career at Southern Illinois University, helping the Salukis reach the 2007 Sweet 16 as a freshman and leading the Salukis in three-point shooting as a sophomore.

Transferring to the University of Tennessee, Bone was part of two NCAA Tournament teams under Bruce Pearl. The Volunteers made the Elite Eight in 2010 and the Round of 64 in 2011 in Bone’s two seasons on the court in Knoxville.

Bone is married to Lutece Bone. The couple has two daughters, Jersey and Jayce.

He graduated from the University of Tennessee in 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in psychology.

- 2nd Season in 2019-20
- Alma Mater: Tennessee ‘11
- Hometown: Nashville, Tenn.