Varsity Head Coach - Nikita Carty
Nikita Carty has an everlasting passion for the game of basketball, and more importantly, a strong dedication to the development of youth through the sport.
A native of Sunrise, FL., Coach Nikita began coaching and working with young athletes at the Boys & Girls Club of Lauderhill. After relocating to Naples, FL in 2012, he continued coaching and working with Naples’ youth on skill development. Coach Nikita has trained and coached youth basketball for over 12 years and is now the Girl’s Varsity Head Coach for Seacrest Country Day School. During the off season, Coach Nikita and Assistant Coach Safiya operate an all-girls travel basketball organization named the Florida Diamonds. Based out of SWFL, The organization looks to build players from the ground up.
Coach Nikita is a United States Army National Guard Veteran. After serving for 8 years he learned the value of teamwork, discipline and hard-work. He believes those same principles can translate to the basketball court which is why they are the focus for his program here at Seacrest.