Tony Joe White enters his sixth season as
the Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks coach at Centre College.
During his time here the Colonel offense has transformed itself
into one of the top offenses in Division III football. The Colonels
scored over 34 points per game in 2010 and averaged just under 400
yards per game. The Colonels finished 2nd in the SCAC in total
offense and led the conference in rushing and finished third in the
league in passing.
Coach White and his wife Meredith live in
Danville with their two children, Emily (11) and Tucker
Prior to coaching at Centre, White was the Quarterbacks coach at
Belhaven College (MS). While at Belhaven, White's quarterbacks led
the nation in pass offense in 2006 with 343 yards per game and
scored over 32 points per game. In 2007 White’s quarterbacks
threw for over 350 yards per game and finished 2nd in the country
in pass offense and averaged 33 points per game.
Coach White also coached at FCS Southeast Missouri State
University from 2000-2004. The SEMO offense averaged over 410 yards
per game in the five seasons White was there. White was also the
special team’s coordinator at SEMO and annually had some of
the top kicking units in the OVC. Coach White has also coached at
Southwest Baptist University (1998-1999) and was a graduate
assistant at Louisiana Tech University (1997).
White earned a bachelors degree in Exercise and Sports Science
with a minor in Political Science from Texas State University
in San Marcos in 1997. Coach White was a quarterback at Texas
A&M University–Commerce from 1991-1993.