Johnny Carpenter enters his eightth season at Virginia and fifth season as director of player personnel where he assists in opponent and self-scouting, recruiting and video analysis. Carpenter served as the basketball technology assistant for three seasons at UVA from 2015-18.
In the summer of 2018, Carpenter helped Slovakia’s U18 Men’s National Team to a 14th-place finish in the FIBA Euro Cup B Division as an assistant coach. Carpenter assisted Slovakia’s U16 team in the FIBA Euro Cup B Division in the summer of 2019.
Carpenter returned to Charlottesville in 2015 after a one-year stint as an assistant video coordinator with the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks in 2014-15.
He served four seasons as a team manager for the Virginia men’s basketball program from 2010-13. Carpenter served as head manager during the 2012-13 season and was the recipient of the Bob Goodman Award for service to the University of Virginia athletics department.
Carpenter worked as a graduate assistant coach with the Virginia women’s basketball team in 2013-14, assisting the team in film editing and breakdown, scouting and budgeting.
As the assistant video coordinator with the Mavericks in 2014-15, Carpenter assisted in film editing and breakdown, opponent and self-scouting, and statistical analysis. He worked closely with Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle and assisted in player development workouts for Mavericks’ players including Dirk Nowitzki, Tyson Chandler and Chandler Parsons.
A native of Great Falls, Va., Carpenter graduated from the University of Virginia in 2013 with a bachelor’s degree in foreign affairs. He earned his master’s degree in higher education administration from UVA in 2014.
Carpenter and his wife, Hope, reside in Charlottesville.