Douglas Ket Manary
- springdale AR
Former college basketball point guard Douglas Ket Manary possesses extensive experience in student athletics. As a junior and senior at North Dakota State University (NDSU), he played for a team that advanced to the second round of the NCAA Division II tournament both seasons. He has served as a men’s basketball assistant coach for the NJCAA schools Frank Philips College and Panola College, where he helped the team make the Region XIV tournament for the first time in over ten years. In the NCAA, Douglas Ket Manary acted as an assistant coach for a developing Texas A&M University program in its second season competing in Division I.
Outside of college play, Mr. Manary participated in international high school basketball competition as head coach of Team Africa during their bronze-medal finish at the 2002 Global Games. He most recently spent more than a decade at an Arkansas middle school as a physical education and health teacher, cross country coach, and assistant coach for a boys’ basketball that achieved a record of 200 wins and 64 losses during his tenure.
Douglas Ket Manary received a bachelor’s degree in physical education and history from NDSU and a master of education from Prairie View A&M University. Beyond his coaching and education career, he keeps Thoroughbred race horses, attends Fellowship Bible Church, and enjoys visiting his family’s farm in Iowa.