Joining the Huskies in his first season back in the 2015-16 campaign, Coach Kenneth Hunter has helped bring 4 straight South Coast Conference North Titles to East Los Angeles College, multiple Elite-8 appearances, and a load of talent to the East Los Angeles College campus. The young veteran who is known as one of the top recruiters in the country, coach Hunter has recruited and mentored five South Coast Conference MVP’S, one State Player of the Year, six All State players, and over 40 South Coast First Team All-Conference selections in 12 years (officially) 18 years (unofficially volunteer) as an assistant coach in California Community College. He helped revive a Los Angeles Trade Tech College program that was 3-27 the year prior to his arrival and split a conference title his first-year coaching with storied programs like LACC and Compton Community College. With coach Hunter Los Angeles Trade Tech won three South Coast Conference titles along with making elite 8 and final four appearances. Coach Hunter is a staple at top Junior College All American Camps, Showcases and Pro-Am basketball leagues such as JBL Pro-Am, the Say No Nike College summer league, Nike Drew League Pro Am where he has coached and mentored some of the top players in the country at all levels including NBA superstars James Harden, Chris Paul, Montrezz Harrell, and Marvin Bagley 3rd. Coach Hunter played his high school basketball at famed powerhouse Detroit Southwestern and Ecorse high school where he was first team All Suburban Athletic Conference first team in basketball and baseball and News Harold All Dream team and conference baseball unanimous M.V.P. He’s learned from the hall fame coaches Perry Watson, Kenneth Jackson and went on to work for future Hall of Famer Richard Wells. Coach Hunter’s career as a collegiate player was cut short due to an accident which paralyzed him permanently but gave him the passion and spirit to start coaching basketball at the junior college level. Through hard work and dedication Hunter has become one of the best in the business.
Coach Hunter has a degree in Kinesiology from California State Fullerton University (2010) and has a wife Ingrid Hunter and five kids Kayla 22, Tiana 21, Kenneth 18, Ian 13, and Quen 6.