Special Assistant to the Head Coach
In August 2010, Keith Coutreyer joined the Howard University Men's Basketball Coaching Staff as its Special Assistant to the Head Coach. Since his arrival, he has been skillful in recruiting quality student-athletes on and off the court while maintaining all basketball operations.
During his tenure, Coutreyer has mentored some of the best Bison to walk through Burr Gymnasium in over a decade, including James Miller, Charles Williams, and Howard's All-Time Leading Scorer James Daniel. He also led the recruitment for Brandon Ford, Marcel Boyd, Solomon Mangham, and Ray Bethea.
Not only does Coach Coutreyer specializes in player development and leadership, he makes the players academic achievement which is the University’s primary mission his top priority
Academically, Coutreyer has helped the program maintain a team 3.0 GPA while graduating student-athletes at a 90-percent rate.
Before Howard, Coutreyer was the top assistant at Hampton for two seasons (2008-10) under Kevin Nickelberry.
Before coaching on the collegiate level, he coached and mentored young men at Laurel High School for 15 years, including eight seasons as its Varsity Boy's Basketball Head Coach (2000-08).
In his final season at Laurel, he guided the squad to a League and Prince George's (PG) County Basketball title while being selected 2008 PG County Coach of the Year.
In May 2018, Coutreyer completed his Master's degree in Education Leadership at Howard University. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism/Broadcast Media from Columbia Union College where he was also a point guard for the Pioneers.