Patrick Crarey II

Patrick Crarey II (born October 8, 1983)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: Florida A&M Rattlers
Current conference: Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC)
Washington Adventist record: 163-129 (.558)
St. Thomas (FL) record: 61-27 (.693)
Florida A&M record: 0-0 (.000)
Overall record^: 224-156 (.589)

Career Accomplishments:

  • NCAA National Championships:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  0
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  0
  • SWAC Regular Season Champion:  0
  • Sun Conference (NAIA) Regular Season Champion: (2024)
  • A.I.I. (NAIA) Regular Season Champion: (2017)
  • SWAC Tournament Champion:  0
  • NAIA Tournament Appearances:  5  (2016, 2019, 2020, 2023, 2024)


  • Sun Conference (NAIA) Coach of the Year:  (2024)
  • A.I.I. (NAIA) Coach of the Year:  (2020)
  • ICAA (NAIA) Coach of the Year:  (2014)

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2024-present Florida A&M
2021-2024 St. Thomas (FL)
2010-2021 Washington Adventist
2005-2008 La Sierra (asst)

Patrick Crarey II Facts

  • Patrick E. Crarey II
  • Born October 8, 1983
  • Hometown: Washington, DC
  • Alma Mater: La Sierra University (BS, 2007)
  • The DC-native graduated from NAIA La Sierra in Riverside, CA and got his start coaching there as an assistant and recruiting coordinator
  • Returned to the DMV area in 2009 and spent one year as the head boys’ basketball coach at Takoma Academy (MD)
  • Hired at NAIA Washington Adventist (MD) in 2010 and spent eleven years (ten seasons) as the head coach there
    • Went 163-129 overall, winning two conference COY awards, a conference title and earning three NAIA National Tournament bids
  • Left WAU in 2021 to become the head coach at NAIA St. Thomas University in Miami Gardens, FL
    • After a 13-10 first season, Crarey led the team to back-to-back NAIA Tournament appearances with a combined 48-17 record over the next two years; won the Sun Conference title and the league’s COY award in 2024
  • Crarey was hired in April 2024 to be the head coach at Florida A&M in the SWAC, his first Division I opportunity

Patrick Crarey II Coaching Tree

  • coming soon


^ overall record includes head coaching positions at both the NCAA Division I and NAIA levels