Darius Carter is entering his first season as an assistant coach for the Southern Wesleyan men’s basketball program. He comes to us from Northern Arizona University where he spent two years as the Recruiting Coordinator and Director of Scouting. At NAU, Carter assisted with recruiting, player development, film breakdown, and academics. Carter also earned a Masters Degree in Educational Leadership with an emphasis in Higher Education.
Prior to NAU, Carter was a five-year member of the Tusculum University men's basketball team. Carter currently holds the Tusculum career record for free throws made and free throws attempted. He is 5th in Tusculum history in career steals as well as being a member of the school's 1,000-Point Club, registering 1,338 points throughout his career, 10th in Tusculum history. He was a two-year captain and team MVP, earning all-conference honors his senior season.
Carter graduated from Tusculum University, where he earned a bachelor's degree in sport management in 2016. He has worked basketball camps at Virginia Tech and Elon, while also assisting at the Kevin Keatts Camp, head coach at NC State University.
Carter is a native of Cascade, Va. Brother, Devan Carter is the Head Women’s Basketball Coach at Tusculum University.