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Men's Head Coach
Earnest Crumbley is entering his fourth year as Head Coach of the Redlands Men's Basketball Team, and 7th overall year at Redlands. During Coach Crumbley's tenure as an assistant coach, the men's basketball team won the 2011 Region 2 Championship. The team was 8-20 during Coach Crumbley's first year in the 2012-13 season. The team further improved to 25-8 in the 2013-14 season, finishing runner-up in both the regular season and Region 2 tournament Championship game.
During 2014-15 campaign Redlands finished with a record of 24-9 and, once again, runner-up in both the regular season and Region 2 Tournament Championship game, losing to the #1 nationally ranked team in America.
Crumbley previously coached at Admiral Farrugut Academy and the University of North Florida.
Crumbley graduated from FAU with a bachelor's degree in sociology in 2004 and played internationally in Mexico for a year following the completion of his collegiate career - where he played in each of the Owls' 118 games during his time on campus. The St. Petersburg, Fla., native enjoyed a standout career at FAU, finishing as the school's all-time leading scorer (1,559 points) while becoming only the fourth player in program history to eclipse 1,000 points in a career. He also holds the school records for assists in a career (505), 3-pointers made (286) and steals (181). Crumbley ranked eighth in assists and 17th in scoring in the Atlantic Sun Conference record books at the conclusion of his career. Coach Crumbley is the son of FCSAA Hall of Fame Men's Basketball Coach Earnest Crumbley Sr.
Men's Assistant Coach
Tyler Brown starts his third year back at Redlands and 8th overall year in the RCC program. The Redlands alum brings over 10 years of coaching experience, energy, and an attention to detail to the staff.
Brown came to Redlands from Western Oklahoma State. In his one season with the Pioneers he helped guide them to a school record 24 wins, a #14 final ranking, and a share of the Bi State West title. Prior to Western, Brown spent 3 seasons at Redlands where he helped guide the Cougars to a 78-18 record, 11 weeks ranked at #1, 2 Region II Runners Up, and 1 Bi State West title. Prior to RCC, Brown spent 1 season at the University of Oklahoma where he helped the Sooners win a Big 12 regular season championship and garner a #4 seed in the NCAA tournament. Before OU, Brown spent 2 seasons on staff for the Redlands Cougars where he helped them go 67-5, win 2 Bi State West titles, make 2 National Tournaments, win 2 Region II Tournaments, maintain a ranking in the top 5 nationally for both years (including a #1 ranking) and 1 National Runners- Up.
Brown graduated with a degree in Organizational Leadership from Southern Nazarene University and also holds an Associate's degree from Redlands Community College. He lives in El Reno with his wife Alexis, their 3 kids: Kobe, Kyera, Keaton, and their 2 Boxers: Manny and Lucy.