Hermie Carmichael is in his sixth season as head coach of the men’s basketball program. Carmichael is a 1999 graduate of La Roche College and took over after serving as a Redhawks’ assistant for three seasons including one year as the associate head coach.
Carmichael has led the Redhawks to four AMCC Tournament berths including a semifinal appearance in his first season and the championship game last year. He has coached seven AMCC All-Conference performers, the 2014-15 AMCC Newcomer of the Year and was the 2015-16 AMCC Coach of the Year.
La Roche has had tremendous success under Carmichael. The Redhawks won the 2010 AMCC Conference Championship and clinched a NCAA Tournament berth while going 57-24 in Carmichael’s three seasons as an assistant.
Prior to La Roche, Carmichael served as Avonworth High Schools’ assistant coach and head junior varsity coach from 2007 to 2009. He was also an assistant La Roche College assistant coach during the 2000-2001 season.
Carmichael enjoyed a Hall of Fame career at La Roche College, captaining the Redhawks his senior season and finishing his career ranked among the program’s all-time leaders in points, assists, steals, and 3-pointers. He was inducted into the La Roche College Athletics Hall of Fame in 2011.