With 7 VISAA state championships and 4 VIC championships, Carlisle Chiefs Basketball has a longstanding history of excellence. There are three teams: Middle School, Junior Varsity and Varsity.
The season begins November 1 and lasts until early March. Practices and games are held on campus.
Carlisle Chiefs Middle School Boys Basketball Coach: Eric Carter
Carlisle Chiefs JV Boys Basketball Coach: Darius Echols
Carlisle Chiefs Boys Basketball Coach: Brandon Smith
For the past 13 years, Smith has been a special education teacher at Franklin County High School. He also serves as a Residential Counselor at a children’s group home in Boones Mill. Smith boasts a long and varied coaching career in both basketball and football, beginning in 2004 for the Franklin County Schools. He also founded and directed The Franklin County Celtics Travel Basketball Organization. “I want to offer a high quality basketball program that will mirror collegiate standards and expectations,” Smith said. “This will be a two-goal program where the student athletes will learn life skills and win!”