The Kent City School District and the Roosevelt High School Athletic Department are pleased to announce the hiring of Christian Hunter as the new head men’s basketball coach, pending approval at the May board of education meeting. Christian is currently an assistant basketball coach for the district champion Solon Comets and has also coached basketball at Willoughby South. Christian has also worked as a golf pro at Grey Hawk Golf Club in LaGrange, Ohio and assistant golf pro at Quail Hollow Country Club in Concord, Ohio.
Coach Hunter, a Kenston High School graduate, began his college basketball career at Division I, Virginia Military Institute. He transferred to Valdosta State University in Georgia, where he received his undergraduate degree and played basketball for the Blazers. Christian was team captain at Valdosta State, named to the All Gulf South Conference Team, 2nd in career 3 pointers and a member of the Blazers Elite Eight team. Coach Hunter will receive his Masters of Education from Kent State University this month.