BIOGRAPHY

Tony LaMarr

 

College Hoops Connect of Atlanta

Tony LaMarr is the Co-Founder of College Hoops Connect Scouting Service. A former head coach at Clark Atlanta University brings over 15 years of experience as a coach, player and scout at the professional, collegiate and high school level to College Hoops Connect.
 
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
LaMarr serves as an Youth Developmental Coach for the National Basketball Association’s (NBA) Atlanta Hawks.

 

Clayton State University Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach (2016-19)

        Team Highlights

  • 24-7 record (Tied w/ Fewest losses in a season/2nd most wins in program history)

  • 19-3 in conference (Most conference wins in program history)

  • 14 game winning streak during season (2ndlongest winning streak)

  • 2 PBC Regular season Conference Champions

  • NABC team of the week (1st time in program history)

  • Two First Team all-conference players

  • Finished 4th in the Regional rankings (1st time in school history)

  • At-Large bid to NCAA DII tournament (1st time in ten years)

  • Advanced to 2nd round of NCAA DII tournament

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CLARK ATLANTA UNIVERSITY (2010-16)
LaMarr six-year tenure at NCAA Division II Clark Atlanta University from 2010-16 that saw him serve as an assistant coach for three seasons before being elevated to head coach.
 
During his time as an assistant he helped guide the Panthers to a 22-9 overall record in 2010-11. That year the program won its first Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) championship in 46 years. That earned CAU a return trip to the NCAA Division II Tournament.
 
Following the 2012-13 campaign, LaMarr was presented the opportunity to serve as Clark Atlanta’s  head coach and took full advantage of it. In his first season, 2013-14, he led the team to a 15-12 overall record. Not only was it an impressive 11 win improvement over the previous season, but it also produced the third best winning percentage (.555) in a 14-year span.
 
FORT VALLEY STATE, LAWSON STATE C.C. AND HIGH SCHOOL
Before coming to CAU, LaMarr spent one season at Division II Fort Valley State as an associate head coach in 2009-10 and one at Lawson State Community College (2008-09). At both stops he served as the recruiting coordinator and handled scouting and player development in addition to on-floor coaching and academic Liaison.
 
Prior to breaking into college coaching LaMarr earned his stripes at the high school level. He coached at Shiloh High School and Central Gwinnett High School, coaching a combined five players that went on to play at the NCAA Division I level at Central Gwinnett.