Toyelle Wilson begins her first season at Baylor after leading the Prairie View A&M Panthers to three straight SWAC Tournament championship and NCAA Tournament appearances. She compiled a 55-43 record in her three seasons as the program's head coach. Prior to accepting the head coach position, Wilson was the Panthers' top assistant for four years, and spent three seasons as an assistant coach at Robert Morris University.
Wilson was recently one of 30 coaches across the nation that participated in the Center for Coaching Excellence (CCE) by the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA). The CCE is an elite program for select basketball coaches and is designed to provide college women's basketball coaches with the professional skills and personal ethics training necessary to be exceptional leaders.
A native of Voorhees, N.J., Wilson earned a bachelor's degree in business management from Manhattan College in 2003 and was a four-year letter winner for the women's basketball team. She was a team captain and earned Defensive Player of the Year honors while leading the squad to an NCAA Tournament berth and a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference championship.