Carlos Moore

Assistant Coach
6th Season

Carlos Moore enters his sixth 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 five years on staff, the Lady Cavaliers program has won 94 percent of its games (160-10), won four conference titles, qualified for two NJCAA National Tournaments and capture one national championship. The program has also produced eight NJCAA All-Americans, eight WBCA All-Americans, 19 All-Region VI performers, 19 All-East Jayhawk Conference selections, two conference MVPs, three national All-Tournament picks, and one national tournament MVP.

Last year, 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. The program also extended its string of 30-win seasons to a NJCAA record seven straight years.
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.