Karrmayne King

Inducted 2020

As a longstanding leader in athletics at Keswick Christian School, Karrmayne King was inducted into the Florida High School Athletic Hall of Fame in 2020.

King started her athletic career in high school as a basketball student-athlete at Seminole High School and went on to play college ball at Carson Newman College and Liberty University. She earned a Bachelor of Science in physical education and a Master’s degree in Sport Management from the United States Sports Academy. King then began coaching varsity softball and volleyball, and middle school and junior varsity basketball at Keswick. In 1989, she earned the head coach position for varsity basketball at Keswick and continues in that capacity, while simultaneously functioning as the school’s athletic director.  

As a head coach, King reached a monumental achievement of 500 in wins in volleyball and 600 wins in basketball. Her volleyball teams have seen the FHSAA Regional Finals five times, made two appearances in the Final Four, and was once crowned FHSAA State Runner-up. In basketball, King has guided her team to seven FHSAA Final Four appearances with one leading to a State Runner-up title.

King has been an active member of the Florida Athletic Coaches Association, Florida Basketball Coaches Association, and American Volleyball Coaches Association. She is a founding member of the Pinellas County Girls Basketball Coaches Association and the Pinellas Volleyball Coaches Association and has served the Treasurer for both organizations.

King organizes and hosts annual Pinellas County All-Star basketball games, girls’ basketball summer leagues for high school area student-athletes, annual volleyball and basketball tournaments, and has spoken at serval athletic director seminars and coaches’ conferences. She has an unmatched drive to demonstrate sportsmanship while striving for excellence, which led her to be named the Pinellas County Girls Basketball Coaches Association’s Coach of the Year in 2017-18 and 2019-20.