Carlos Moore

Assistant Coach
8th Season

Carlos Moore enters his eighth season as a member of the Johnson County women’s basketball staff, and his seventh season in the JCCC Athletics Department. Moore will assist with on-court coach and scouting for the Lady Cavaliers this season. In addition to his coaching duties, Moore also serves as an event worker for the JCCC Athletics Department, and is a monitor in the Fitness Center.

In his seven years on staff, the Lady Cavaliers program has won 90 percent of its games (215-23), won five conference titles, qualified for three NJCAA National Tournaments, capture one national championship and finish runner-up in 2017. The program has also produced nine NJCAA All-Americans, eight WBCA All-Americans, 26 All-Region VI performers, 26 All-East Jayhawk Conference selections, three conference MVPs, one defensive player of the year, five national All-Tournament picks, and one national tournament MVP.

Last year, Johnson County finished 25-8 and ranked 11th in the final NJCAA D-II Poll, however the team’s string of 30-win seasons was snapped at eight. The team also tied for second in the conference and reached the Region VI championship game, falling to No. 3 ranked Highland. Four different players earned postseason recognition. Tristen McFeders, Cerena Reeves and Kylee Williams were selected all conference, and McFeders was voted the defensive player of the year. McFeders and Reeves also were All-Region VI picks, along with Paige Elston.

The 2016-17 team finished 33-3, ranked third in the final national poll, won conference and region titles, and finished runner-up at the 2017 NJCAA D-II Tournament. The season also saw four players earn all-conference and All-Region VI, and Austin Richardson was selected the league’s MVP and earned first-team NJCAA All-America honors. The program also extended its string of 30-win seasons to a NJCAA record eight straight years.

In 2015-16, Conrad’s Lady Cavaliers held the No. 1 ranking in all 12 of the NJCAA regular season polls, and completed an unblemished 30-0 record during the regular season. They went on to finish 31-1 and ranked third in the final national poll.

In 2014-15, Johnson County reached 30 wins for a record sixth straight season, setting a new record with 34 victories. The team’s 34th win was a 66-64 win over Parkland to win the 2015 NJCAA Division II National Championship. The team was ranked in the top 10 in all 13 polls, including spending seven weeks at No. 1. The season also saw Nieka Wheeler earn NJCAA and WBCA All-America honors, and win the national tournament MVP award, a first in team history.

In 2013-14, JCCC reached 30 wins (30-2) for a fifth straight season, a first in Kansas Jayhawk Conference history. the team also won its third straight conference title, and finished the year ranked second in the final NJCAA Coaches Poll. He also coached five all-conference performers, including the EJC Freshman of the Year and MVP. JCCC also produced five All-Region VI selections, two NJCAA All-American and two WBCA All-Americans.

In 2012-13 the Lady Cavaliers, posted a 30-2 record and won a second straight East Jayhawk Conference championship. The team was also ranked in the top three nationally in 13 regular season polls, including seven weeks at No. 1. He also helped coach two NJCAA and NFCA All-Americans, four all-region and three all-conference performers, including the first player to be named conference MVP in DaShawn Hardin. In 2012-13, JCCC had the third highest scoring offense in the KJCCC (74.4) and not only led the conference, but NJCAA D-II, with a 41.5 per game defensive average. That also shattered the school record mark of 44.3 set a year earlier.

In his first season with the women’s program, JCCC recorded a record 32 wins, captured the Region and District Championships and reached the Elite Eight at NJCAA D-II Tournament. Also that season, the Lady Cavaliers held the No. 1 spot in the final 13 weeks of the season, and won a record 29 regular season games on their way to a perfect 18-0 mark in the East Jayhawk Conference and the team’s first championship since 1990. He also helped coach WBCA and NJCAA All-American Mary Pat Specht, WBCA All-American Amy Briggs and NJCAA All-American Brianna Kulas.

Prior to joining the women’s program, Moore served three seasons as an assistant coach under JCCC Hall of Fame coach Mike Jeffers. In his three seasons, the Cavaliers posted a .612 winning percentage (60-38), and won a National Championship.

Individually, he helped coach one of the most decorated players in JCCC history. In 2009, Nafis Ricks was selected to the NJCAA D-II first-team, becoming the second player in NJCAA D-II history to earn first-team honors in back-to-back seasons. Ricks also was selected the National Player of the Year by the NJCAA and National Association of Basketball Coaches.   Overall, JCCC athletes garnered two All-American, nine All-Region VI and five All-East Jayhawk Conference honors in his three seasons with the men.