Entering his seventh season with the Rams, Brett Teach has been instrumental in elevating VCU to a national stage.

After serving as the head coach at Tusculum College, Teach has helped the Rams to a 56-44-22 record that has involved national rankings, as high as eighth in the country, and two consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances.

VCU has developed 16 players who have received professional contracts during Teach’s time at VCU thus far, including Chicago Fire player Jason Johnson.

Teach took Tusculum to a 41-18-5 record over three years that included back-to-back conference championships and back-to-back SAC Coach of the Year awards. In 2008, he took them to the Elite Eight, and Tusculum finished the regular season ranked seventh in Division II.

During his successful career, Teach has been named Conference Coach of the Year nine times. He has also received NAIA Region XII Coach of the Year and NAIA South Region Coach of the Year on four occasions, while earning NSCAA Southeast Region Coach of the Year honors in 2008 and NAIA National Coach of the Year accolades in 2000.