Boys Basketball: Winter Sport
Head Coach: Keith Wright – firstname.lastname@example.org
Boys Varsity Basketball – Coach Keith Wright
Coach Keith Wright is entering his fourth-year coaching basketball in Seminole County. Coach Wright started his basketball coaching career as an assistant coach for Lake Mary High School Girls Varsity Basketball. There he incorporated a new physical fitness regimen for the girls’ basketball program, improving the strength training, agility and conditioning development of the players.
In his second year he took over the Head Coaching position for the Girls JV team for the next two years going 13-3 and 15-2, while helping lead the varsity to a District Championship in the 2017-2018 season. While in the Army he coached and played on his unit’s basketball team, leading them to the playoffs in their first year.
Coach Wright is a military veteran who was born and raised in the city of Sanford, attended Kaplan University while he was enlisted in the United States Army where he graduated with a bachelor’s in Health and Wellness. He later finished two master’s in psychology in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Troy University and Applied Behavior Analysis from Capella University.
Coach Wright is a member of non-profit organizations within the community such as No Limit Health and Education as a Health Ambassador, Mission Continues as a Service Member Volunteer and The Young Men of Excellence. He has been a fitness trainer within the city, leading groups and individual training sessions in central Florida as well as coaching youth basketball at the YMCA in Lake Mary.
“Preparation Breeds Confidence,” words that Coach Wright lives by and he looks forward to developing a positive, competitive and fun culture within the boys’ basketball program, with the help of the Crooms Academy community. #PanterPride
Assistant Coach: Joshua Ellis
JV Coach: Cory Carter
Anyone interested in participating in basketball will need to turn in all completed paperwork, to the Athletic Department, prior to conditioning, tryouts, practices, and or games. All needed paperwork can be found on the Crooms website under the Athletics tab. Boys’ basketball practices are scheduled daily after school on campus. The team will either practice immediately after school or at 3:30. When the team’s scheduled practice is scheduled at 3:30, student athletes are encouraged to use this time to do homework and attend tutoring sessions as needed. Parents will need to arrange transportation to and from practices, unless using the district activity bus. There are times in which parents may need to provide transportation for their child to and from games. If you need any further information please feel free to contact Coach Wright.