David Carter has been promoted to head coach of Nevada. Carter has been the assistant coach since 1999. Find out more below and read David Carter’s biography and see video after the jump.
The University of Nevada’s assistant coach, David Carter, has been made head coach. Carter has worked with the Wolf Pack since 1999. The step up places Carter in a five year contract, with no details revealed.
“David brings great integrity and competitiveness to this position and he is the right person to continue to lead the Wolf Pack basketball program forward. He provides continuity and has played a significant role in building the foundation that has made our program so successful,” stated athletic director Cary Groth.
David Carter has replaced Nevada’s coach, Mark Fox. The Saint Mary’s graduate is ready to get down to business and stated that his goal is to “compete every year for a championship.”
As a biography David Carter was born in Los Angeles, California. He attended Crenshaw High School where he played basketball, his team successfully won the state championships in 1983 and 1985. From there carter went on to Saint Mary’s from 1985-1989 where he was a four-year starter and captain. He graduated with bachelor of arts in liberal studies.
After graduation David Carter became the Graduate Assistant at Washington from 1989-1990. From 1992-95 he was the Assistant Coach at Diablo Valley CC. In 1999 he started coaching for Nevada and has been there ever since.
David Carter is married to his wife Kimberly. The couple have two children, Alexis and Cameron.
More photos and a video of David Carter are below.