Todd Shelton
Todd Shelton
Title: Assistant Men's Basketball
Phone: 903-693-1147
Email: gtshelton@panola.edu

Todd Shelton is in his first season as an assistant Men's Basketball Coach at Panola College.

Shelton comes to Panola College from Garden City Community College in Kansas. While at Garden City, Shelton helped three players sign Division One scholarships.

Prior to Garden City, he was the Director of Basketball Operations for the University of North Texas from 2015-2017 under current TCU Associate Head Coach, Tony Benford.

Prior to North Texas, he was the head boys basketball coach at Haltom High School from 2012-2015. Prior to Haltom, Shelton was the head coach at Gatesville High School (Waco Area) where he led the Fightin’ Hornets to a 2011 playoff appearance, and a district runner-up finish to LaVega High School, which had an undefeated record during the regular season.

Prior to Gatesville, Shelton worked in Fort Worth ISD (South Hills High School/Southwest High School) from 2007-10.

During the 2005-2006 season, Shelton worked in the front office of the Cleveland Cavaliers. His duties included scouting, preparing intel for the 2006 NBA Draft, and assisting general managers Danny Ferry (New Orleans), Chris Grant, Mike Winger (L.A Clippers), and Lance Blanks. The Cavaliers compiled a record of 50-32 and made the playoffs for the first time in ten years.

Shelton began his coaching career in Crowley ISD (Crowley Middle School/Crowley HS) under North Crowley head coach Tom Brakel.

From 2005 to 2009, Shelton coached with the Dallas Showtyme AAU basketball program, where over twenty student athletes signed Division One scholarships.
 
Shelton holds a bachelor’s degree in education from Texas Wesleyan University, where he also played basketball. He also holds a master’s degree in special education from St. John’s University in Queens, New York. He was a graduate assistant for the men’s basketball Team at SJU when they made the NCAA Tournament in the 2001-02 season.