Carter Hired as Head Women’s Basketball Coach at D3 Cedar Crest

Kenric Carter has been named as the Head Coach of the Cedar Crest College Basketball program, as announced by Director of Athletics, Wellness and Recreation Dr. Allen G. Snook Jr. on Friday.

Carter, who will make his collegiate head coaching debut with the Falcons, has coaching experience at the high school and college level, most recently as an assistant women’s basketball coach at nearby Muhlenberg College.

“I am very excited to have Kenric join our staff,” said Snook. “His local basketball ties and relationships along with his knowledge of the sport made him the ideal candidate for this position. I look forward to having him continue to grow our program and success on the court with his leadership.”

Carter will take over a program that went 7-18 overall in its last full season (2019-20) and finished sixth in the Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC) with a 6-12 league record.

“It is an honor to be selected to lead our basketball program,” said Carter. “The goal is to build and maintain the success of our team and student-athletes on and off the court.”

Carter brings worldwide experience as a basketball coach to Cedar Crest.

A 2013 graduate of East Stroudsburg University, he served as an assistant coach at Stroudsburg High School for one year and head coach at Stroudsburg Middle School for two years.

In 2017, Carter was the director of the United States Basketball Academy of China in Xi’an, where he spearheaded the development of a new academy’s basketball curriculum.
After returning, he was head basketball coach at Pocono Mountain East High School for a year. He also worked with Baseline Sports Agency in Los Angeles, assisting with NBA and G League professional basketball workouts.

Carter was named to the Muhlenberg women’s basketball staff in 2019. There, he supported the head coach in administering a competitive NCAA Division III basketball program. Carter also attended all team activities and dedicated time to building relationships with players with one-on-one training, film sessions, etc. He also assisted the head coach in the recruiting process. Carter also serves as the Co-Owner of the Lehigh Valley Legends.

Carter obtained a degree in media communication technology, sports management, and communication from East Stroudsburg. He then got his Master’s in sports management with a concentration in athletic administration from Southern New Hampshire University in 2017.

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