Carlin Hartman joined the Columbia men's basketball staff as associate head coach in June 2010.
Hartman assists in all aspects of the program, with a
focus on developing post players and recruiting.
A native of western New York, Hartman came to Columbia
after a year as an assistant coach at James Madison during the 2009-10
season. Prior to a year at Centenary, Hartman coached
at Richmond from 2005-08 after stints at Louisiana-Lafayette, Rice and
"Carlin has East Coast roots and experience all over the country," Columbia head coach Kyle
Smith said. "He is an excellent teacher and
motivator and will be a real asset to our staff, especially in helping
to develop our post players."
While at Richmond from 2005-08, Hartman was the lead recruiter for three of the top 11 scorers in Richmond history, including Kevin Anderson (2nd, 2,165 points), David Gonzalvez (4th - 1,727 points) and Justin Harper (11th - 1,457 points). Harper was drafted as the second pick of the second round (#32 overall) in the 2011 NBA Draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers. Richmond recently made back-to-back trips to the NCAA Tournament and reached the Sweet 16 in 2011.
at Richmond, Hartman helped develop Dan Geriot, an All Atlantic-10
rookie team selection in 2007 and a third team All Atlantic-10 honoree
in 2008. At James Madison, Hartman coached Denzel Bowles, a
second team all-league selection in 2010 and at Rice, Mike Harris was
the 2002 WAC Newcomer of the Year, and a first team All-WAC player in
his junior and senior seasons under Hartman's tutelage. Harris finished his career first in Rice
history in scoring and rebounding.
Hartman has coached five players who have gone on to play in the NBA,
including Rice product Morris Almond, a 2007 draft pick of the Utah Jazz.
Hartman earned a degree in communications with a concentration in
broadcast journalism from Tulane in 1994. He completed his Tulane
10th in scoring (1,180 points), third on the program's career field goal
list (52.8 percent) and seventh in career steals (146), and he received
Tulane alumni association's outstanding athlete award in 1993-94.
While at Tulane, he was a player in two of the Green Wave's three NCAA Tournament appearances, including the team that defeated St. John's in the first round of the 1992 NCAA Tournament. In 1993, he helped Tulane defeat Kansas State in round one.
In 1994, Hartman was the captain of the Tulane squad that earned a third straight postseason bid, to the NIT that season. In that tournament, Tulane downed Evansville in the first round before falling to Siena, which reached the semifinals that season. In Hartman's four years at Tulane, the Green Wave posted a 77-42 career mark.
In February 2011, Hartman was named to Tulane's All-Decade Team (1990s), part of the Green Wave's celebration of 100 years of basketball. Hartman collected 1,180 points and 538 rebounds during his career at Tulane.
Hartman was All-Louisiana and honorable mention all-conference in
1993-94, honorable mention all-conference in 1992-93 and a member of the
Conference all-rookie team in 1990-91.
The Rapid City Thrillers selected Hartman in the third round of the 1994
Hartman currently serves as the Ivy League representative on the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Assistant Coaches commitee.
Hartman and his wife, Christine, have four children - Sydney, Kailyn,
Tess and Joseph.