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Dustin Karrer

Director of domestic coaching

 

Dustin Karrer 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, Coach 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.

Coach Karrer began his head coaching career at the age of 20 and has been a head basketball coach in the San Antonio area since. Coach Karrer started his career coaching at John Paul II High School in Schertz as the head women’s coach from 2010-2012. In their 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, Coach Karrer was the head men’s basketball coach and Athletic Director of New Braunfels Christian Academy, where they went to two regional championships and won one district championship. Coach Karrer spent 2016-2017 at Kerrville Our Lady of the Hills working with both the men and women’s program and helped lead the women to a 20-win season and assisted the men to a State Championship. He is currently working at Great Hearts Monte Vista directing the High School Varsity boys’ basketball program.

Coach Karrer has worked with The Basketball Embassy for the last 4 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, Coach 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.