Former NBA player takes over behind the bench for the Skippers
Originally published by Minnetonka Public Schools on June 15, 2015
MINNETONKA — Former NBA player Chris Carr has been hired as head coach of the Minnetonka boys basketball program, Minnetonka High School Activities Director Ted Schultz announced Monday.
“Coach Carr brings an extensive basketball pedigree and has great knowledge, experience, and passion to lead us forward in the Lake Conference,” Schultz said. “Equally important, Coach Carr brings the desire to develop our students into tremendous young men who play the game with passion and effort, while being outstanding citizens and students in our school community.”
Carr, age 41, comes to Minnetonka after leading the Eden Prairie girls basketball team to 100-plus wins over the past five seasons. He also owns and operates 43 Hoops Basketball Academy in the Twin Cities and has mentored hundreds of Minnesota basketball players who have gone on to play both collegiately and professionally.