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John Carroll - Northfield Mount Hermon (MA) School Boys' Basketball Head Coach - Episode 524
Episode 5242nd September 2021 • Hoop Heads • Hoop Heads Podcast Network
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John Carroll is entering his 21st season as the Boys’ Basketball Head Coach at Northfield Mount Hermon School in Massachusetts. At NMH, John has coached over 70 Division I basketball players and many more college basketball players. He has led the NMH basketball program to the distinction of being recognized as the best combination of academics and basketball in the United States.

In 2021-2022, NMH will have over 2 dozen basketball alums playing NCAA basketball including 14 in the Ivy League. An NMH alum will play in all 56 Ivy League regular season games in 2021-2022! NMH will also have alums playing at Notre Dame, Kentucky, Kansas, Texas, Northwestern, Washington State, Massachusetts, Hawaii, Colgate, College of Charleston, Tulane, and Elon in Division I.

In 2016, Carroll was recognized by the Positive Coaching Alliance with their National Double-Goal Coach Award.

After attending Northfield Mount Hermon, John played his collegiate basketball at Assumption College where he scored 1551 points and set numerous records for three pointers.  He was inducted into the New England Basketball Hall of Fame as a prep player, college player and prep coach in 2015.  

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