Men's Basketball Staff
Reco Dawson, Head Men's Basketball Coach
Reco Dawson was named the Head Men's Basketball Coach on May 2, 2012. The former Georgia Southwestern State University and South Georgia Technical College assistant coach is back home having played high school basketball at Southwest High School and two years of basketball at Macon State. Dawson continued his playing career at Georgia Southwestern State University for two seasons before joining the staff as an assistant coach from 2001-2003. Dawson was Head Boys Basketball and Track and Field coach at Sumter County Middle School from 2003-2006. After his time at Sumter County Middle, Dawson served as the Assistant Men's Basketball Coach at South Georgia Technical College from 2006-2011. While at South Georgia Tech, he was part of a staff that won the GCAA Championship during the 2008-2009 season. While recruiting coordinator at South Georgia Tech, Reco recruited 14 GCAA first and second team All-Conference players, 1 GCAA Player of the Year, 1 NJCAA All-American, 1 NJCAA All-Tournament Selection, and 1 GCAA Defensive Player of the Year.
Dawson's most recent coaching experience was with GA Southwestern State University (2011-2012), where he was part of the men's basketball staff as an assistant coach. Dawson has a Bachelor of Science in Education with a concentration in Recreation from Georgia Southwestern State University. He also has a Master of Business Administration from GSW. Reco is married to Jennifer Dawson and they have one son Jalen.