Thomas (TC) Chatman

Association Athletic Director

An award-winning athlete and coach, Thomas “TC” Chatman plays a prominent role in the Minnesota athletics community.

Born and raised in Oklahoma City, OK, Coach TC had humble beginnings. But by eighth grade he had earned a starting spot on the high school varsity team that later won the state championship.

In 1993, the Chatman family moved to Minnesota, where Coach TC attended Jordan High School. He quickly became a captain of the basketball team, leading his teammates to back-to-back conference championships for the 1994-96 seasons, and setting a school record with 23 wins.

Coach TC received his Associate of the Arts degree from Fergus Falls Community College, where he led the 1997-98 basketball team to an historical National Championship with a record of 29-0. In 1998, he enrolled at Augsburg College, earning his Bachelor’s degree in Education and leading the Auggie basketball team in scoring. He also received an All-Conference selection.

After college, Coach TC spent some time playing semi-pro ball. He trained with the world-renowned Harlem Globetrotters, who exposed him to some of the unique training and humanitarian opportunities that inspire his program today. Coach TC coached at Park Center High School while also coaching on the AAU circuit for 10 years.

Coach TC has produced college athletes at all levels, some ranked in the nation’s top 150 prospects.