Johnson named Assistant Basketball Coach at Presbyterian

Presbyterian Blue Hose head men’s basketball coach Quinton Ferrell has announced the hiring of Trey Johnson as an assistant coach. Johnson returns to Presbyterian after spending two seasons from 2019-21 as the program’s Director of Basketball Operations.

“I’m excited to welcome Coach Trey Johnson back to PC! ” Ferrell said. “Coach Johnson possesses a great deal of energy and passion that is contagious to everyone around him. I love Trey’s ability and willingness to serve others.
Trey is very unselfish and a team-oriented individual. His ability to cultivate relationships with our players and to impact them on and off the court will be huge to our success. I’m very excited to have him back on staff.”

Johnson returns to Presbyterian College after spending the last two years as an assistant coach at Lenoir-Rhyne University. He played an integral role in helping the Bears rank among the nation’s leaders in the fewest turnovers in the 2021-22 season while also being a part of the coaching staff when Lenoir-Rhyne upset Louisville last November.

Prior to Lenoir-Rhyne, Johnson spent two seasons from 2019-21 as the Blue Hose’s Director of Basketball Operations.

Before his time at PC, Johnson was an assistant coach for one season at Francis Marion, where he coached players who were named the Peach Belt Conference Co-Player and Freshman of the Year while helping the Patriots’ earn a trip to the NCAA Tournament.

Johnson went to Francis Marion following his time as a manager at his alma mater, Charleston Southern, beginning prior to the 2014-15 season.  In his final two years of college, he served as the head manager.

A Myrtle Beach, South Carolina native, Johnson graduated from Charleston Southern in 2018 with a degree in Business Management.  He has a son, Jeremiah.

“I am extremely excited to be back here at Presbyterian College,” Johnson said.  “It is great to be able to work for Coach Ferrell again as an assistant coach and to be able to  help the Blue Hose achieve their full potential.”

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