Tia Keitt '15
Tia Keitt '15
Title: Assistant/Character Coach
Phone: 423-652-4855
Email: tkeitt@king.edu
Year: 3rd Year
Previous College: King '15

Keitt joined the Tornado staff prior to the 2017-18 season.

King reached the Conference Carolinas Women's Basketball Championship title game for the third straight year in 2017-18, but fell at third seed Barton College. The Tornado posted an overall record of 17-13 while going 12-8 in league play to finish fourth in the Conference Carolinas standings. Kori West was selected second team All-Conference Carolinas.

In her four years at King, the Tornado won 56 games as Keitt helped the Tornado improve from five wins her freshman year, to 20 wins her senior campaign. Those 20 wins marked the first time the Tornado won at least 20 games since becoming NCAA Division II members and their first 20-win season since 2007-08.

Over the past year, Keitt lived in New Zealand working with Ignite Sport, which is a youth development organization. Ignite Sport uses the avenue of sport to encourage people to consider character, values balance and heart. Keitt coordinated two programs, one at a middle school, Wainuiomata Intermediate School and the other was Titiro Whakamua, a Teen Parent Unit. While there she also worked with the youth group at Knox Presbyterian Church.

In her career, Keitt scored 579 points and dished out 205 assists, including a career-best 89 during her senior season of 2014-15. In that season, the point guard averaged 8.4 points 3.3 rebounds and 3.2 assists per game.