DUSTIN KARRER has joined the men's basketball staff and assistant coach. He was born and raised in New Braunfels, Texas. He attended Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas, and graduated with degrees in kinesiology and history.
While at Texas State, Karrer coached an AAU team to a West Coast National Championship in Las Vegas. Of his 18 players that went through his team, 11 went on to play sports collegiately.
Karrer began his head coaching career at the age of 20 and has been a head basketball coach in the San Antonio area since. Karrer started his career coaching at John Paul II Catholic High School in Schertz, Texas, as the head women’s coach from 2010-2012. In the team's second year of existence as a program, they won 20 games and made it to area playoffs recording the school’s first-ever team playoff win.
From 2012-2015, Karrer was the head men’s basketball coach and athletic director of New Braunfels Christian Academy, where the team went to two regional championships and won one district championship. Karrer spent 2016-2017 at Our Lady of the Hills Regional Catholic School in Kerrville, Texas, working with both the boys' and girls' program and helped lead the girls to a 20-win season and assisted the boys to a state championship. Most recently he worked at Great Hearts Monte Vista directing the high school varsity boys’ basketball program.
Karrer has worked with The Basketball Embassy for the last four years domestically as well as abroad in Kosovo, Romania, Turkey, Bulgaria and Macedonia helping facilitate camps and clinics for these countries’ basketball federations. His work with The Basketball Embassy gave him the opportunity to help establish a youth national team program in Kosovo, FIBA's 215th member country. From the spring of 2015 to the fall of 2016, Karrer was head coach of a men's senior team in the first division of the Kosovo Super League as well as assisting for two years on the U16 Kosovo National Team in the European Championships. During that time, Kosovo claimed a silver medal in the FIBA European Championship Division C tournament as well as a surprise 14th place finish in an extremely competitive B-Division European Championship in 2016.
|1||Jared Embry||SR||F||6-6||200||Paris, Texas||Paris High School/Univ. of Ark.-Montecello|
|2||Christian Fields||JR||G||5-9||150||Kerrville, Texas||Tivy School/Howard College|
|4||Estefan Trevino||SO||G||6-0||160||San Antonio, Texas||Holmes High School/Randall Univ.|
|5||Ruben Monzon||SO||F||6-5||180||San Diego, Calif.||Goose Creek HS/Texas A&M San Antonio|
|10||Darin Minniefield||JR||G||6-3||180||Houston, Texas||Bellaire High School/Peru State Univ.|
|11||Tyler Giron||SO||G||5-11||165||Houston, Texas||J. Frank Dobie HS/Upper Iowa Univ.|
|14||Edvin Tedesjo||JR||C||6-11||225||Stockholm, Sweden||Lulea Riksbasket Gymnasium/Marshalltown CC|
|15||Carlson Goode||JR||W||6-5||175||Blythewood, S.C.||Blythewood High School/Ranger College|
|21||Calvin Kintu||JR||PG||5-11||185||London, England||Western Wyoming|
|22||Finn Wilczek||SO||F||6-8||215||Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany||Schillerschule High School|
|23||Aidan Torres||SO||G||5-9||140||Houston, Texas||Houston Christian HS/UIW|
|25||Michael Saladin||SR||G||6-0||175||Beaumont, Texas||Hardin Jefferson HS/Houston Baptist Univ.|
|32||Marlon Williams||JR||W||6-2||188||Jacksonville, Fla.||United High School (Laredo)/UTRGV|
|33||Victor Roper||FR||P||6-8||205||San Antonio, Texas||East Central High School|
|Alex Alonso||FR||G||5-10||180||Eagle Pass, Texas||Eagle Pass High School|
|Jalen Crawford||FR||PG||5-6||138||Houston, Texas||Spring Woods High School|
|Jacob Duncan||FR||G||5-10||150||New Branfels, Texas||New Braunfels Senior High School|
|Jordan Embry*||SR||F||6-7||210||Paris, Texas||Paris High School/Univ. of Ark.-Monticello|
|0||Cameron Fields||JR||G||5-8||160||Kerrville, Texas||Tivy High School/Howard College|
|David Johnson*||SR||F||6-6||215||McAllen, Texas||Memorial High School|
|Amiel Lewis*||JR||PG||6-0||175||Houston, Texas||Cesar Chavez High School/Central College|
|Austin Sanchez||FR||G||5-10||150||Seguin, Texas||Seguin HS/Bethany College|