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.
|2||Cameron Fields||SO||PG||5-7||150||Kerrville, Texas||Tivy/Howard College|
|3||Christian Fields||SO||PG||5-9||150||Kerrville, Texas||Tivy/Howard College|
|5||Zachary Mucha||SO||G||6-4||170||El Paso, Texas||Silver Health Magnet High School|
|10||Ethan White||SO||SG||6-3||185||San Antonio, Texas||East Central HS/Lamar State College|
|11||Brandon Joseph||SR||G||6-0||185||Houston, Texas||Humble High School/John Brown Univ.|
|15||Carlson Goode||SO||SG||6-5||175||Columbia, S.C.||Blythewood HS/Dallas Christian College|
|20||Michael Saladin||JR||G||6-0||170||Beaumont, Texas||Hardin Jefferson HS/Houston Baptist Univ.|
|21||Xavier Woodington||FR||G||6-4||160||Honolulu, Hawaii||Brennan High School|
|23||Lennox Jones Jr.||JR||G||6-3||188||Richmond, Texas||George Ranch HS/Coastal Bend College|
|24||Darin Minniefield||SO||PG||6-3||175||Houston, Texas||Belaire High School/Peru State|
|30||Amiel Lewis||SO||PG||6-0||175||Houston, Texas||Cesar Chavez HS/Central College|
|31||Kierius Hood||FR||F||6-6||190||San Antonio, Texas||Holmes High School|
|32||Ryan Otis||SR||F||6-5||208||Houston, Texas||Cesar Chavez High School|
|32||Finn Wikczek||FR||F||6-9||205||Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany||Schillerschule HS|
|33||Zechary Thomas||FR||PG||6-0||160||Mesquite, Texas||Roosevelt HS|
|34||Ruben Monzon||SO||F||6-5||180||San Diego, Calif.||Goose Creek HS/Taxas A&M San Antonio|
|35||Calvin Kintu*||JR||PG||6-0||190||London, England||Barking Abbey/Western Wyoming|