2011-12 Women's Basketball
Record: 23-15 Home: 12-4 Away: 8-8 Neutral: 3-3 SSAC: 13-6
Mike Bona
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Mike Bona
Head Coach
28th Season

Mike Bona is currently serving both as Athletics Director and Head Women's Basketball Coach at Emmanuel College.  Coach Bona has had an outstanding career as both a coach and an administrator. Based on his 72% winning record (583 wins & 235 losses), he was inducted into the Atlanta Tip-Off Club of Georgia's Winningest Basketball Coaches in 1998.  He has been named either Regional or State Women's Basketball Coach of the Year twenty-eight times during his coaching career at Emmanuel.  In 1991 he was voted by the Women's Basketball Coaches Association as the Converse Junior College Women's National Coach of the Year. He has coached Women's Basketball here for a total of 26 years having started the program back in 1980. As an Athletics Director he has been instrumental in the progression of the athletic program from a two year college with just a few sports teams to a full blown four year athletic program with several teams and joining the Southern States Athletic Conference of the NAIA. Coach Bona was selected by the Conference as Athletic Director of the year in 2002.  
He has been an Athletic Director, Basketball Coach, or both at Emmanuel College for over 37 years.
Coach Bona is a graduate of Emmanuel College (AA degree), Belmont Abbey College (BS degree) and Georgia State University (MA in Physical Education).  He is married to his wife Gloria who is a retired public school administrator/teacher and is the cheer coach here at Emmanuel College. They have two sons, Eric and Kyle.

2011-12 Women's Basketball Roster
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.HometownPrev. School
20Caneisha BellSRG5-8Snellville GAShiloh High
21Kaylyn YoungJRG5-9Gainesville GAGadsden State
22Krystyn YoungSRF5-9Gainesville GANorth Georgia
23Mariah DavisFRPG5-6Cordele, GACrisp Co. HS
24Joreshica MartinSOG/F5-9Hartwell, GAHart Co. HS
25Ashley SkeltonFRG5-8Braselton, GAJackson Co. HS
30Kayla EatonJRG5-7Lavonia GAFranklin Co. HS
32Aubany ThomasSRPG5-7Dacula GAGarden City
33Tiarra TuckerSRPG5-5Marietta GAOsborne HS
34Kristina KeebleSOF/C6-0Loganville GALoganville HS
35Morgan HartSOG5-10Royston GAFranklin Co. HS
41Michelle WynnFRG5-6Royston, GAFranklin Co. HS
42Amber MartinSOF/C6-1Lithonia GAChamblee HS
43Cynthia OnyenehoFRF/C5-10Atlanta, GADunwoody H.S.
45Ashontti LewisSRF/C6-0Marietta GAOsborne HS
Mike Bona - Head Coach - 28th season
Ashley Jackson - Assistant Coach - 1st season
Faith Heard - Manager