Ryan Twaddle has been the Carl Sandburg College men's basketball coach since the 2007-08 season. Prior to becoming head coach, he was an assistant for four seasons under former head coach Mike Bailey. Twaddle graduated from Macomb High School and continued his playing career at Sandburg, earning two letters in both basketball and baseball. Twaddle lives in Galesburg and has a bachelor's degree from Western Illinois University.
Associate Head Coach
Jeff Thurman has been an assistant with the men's basketball program at Sandburg since the 2008-09 season. Thurman graduated from Abingdon High School in 2005 and went on to attend Sandburg, where he was a member of both the men's basketball and men's golf teams from 2005-07. Thurman then transferred to Western Illinois University, where he earned his bachelor's degree.