Boys Basketball

Head Coach: Keith Wright – wrightkz@scps.k12.fl.us

Varsity Basketball: Coach Keith Wright

Keith Wright

 Coach Keith Wright is entering his 7th year coaching basketball in Seminole County, his 4th season as Varsity Head Coach at Crooms Academy. Coach Wright started his basketball coaching career as an assistant coach for Lake Mary High School Girls Varsity Basketball Team. In his second year, he took over the Head Coaching position for the Girls JV team. In his 2 years as the JV Head Coach, he accumulated a record of 25 – 5, while helping lead the varsity to a District Championship in the 2017-2018 season.

Coach Wright has brought his strong work ethic and high expectations with him and in his first year helped bring a winning attitude back to the Panthers locker room. By his third year as Head Coach of the Crooms Boys Basketball program his team finished 14-8, won a game in the district rounds of the playoffs and Coach Wright was recognized as the 2021-2022 FACA 3A District 9 Coach of the 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 masters’ degrees in Psychology, Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Troy University and Applied Behavior Analysis from Capella University. Coach Wright has participated in community non-profit organizations 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 worked as a fitness trainer, leading group and individual training sessions in Central Florida as well as coaching youth basketball at the YMCA in Lake Mary and in the men's leagues for the Tony Howard Project.

“Preparation Breeds Confidence,” words that Coach Wright lives by. He looks forward to the continued development of a winning, positive, competitive, and fun culture within the boys’ basketball program.  #PantherStrong 

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Assistant Coach:

JV Coach: Corey Camphor

Anyone interested in participating in basketball will need go to https://athleticclearance.com and complete the clearance procedures, prior to conditioning, tryouts, practices, and or games. Clearance processes 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 later, 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.