Anthony White Jr was hired in December of 2018 as Earlham College assistant men’s basketball coach.
Before coming to Earlham, White Jr spent three years training high school athletes and coaching boys’ basketball at Lincoln Middle School in Indianapolis, Ind.
Prior to coaching at Lincoln middle school, White Jr played professionally in Australia. He played for the Geelong Supercats of the SEABL. While playing with the Supercats, White Jr averaged 18 points, five rebounds, and three assists. He led the team to the Eastern Conference Finals. He was the youngest American import in the league's history at the age of 21.
White Jr played college basketball at Lake Land College in Mattoon, Ill., and Mercer University in Macon, Ga. While at Lake Land, he earned First Team All-Conference and NJCCAA First Team All-Region honors. He was a team captain in 2011-2012. His play earned him a spot in the top 100 JUCO camp where Mercer University saw him.
While at Mercer, White Jr earned a spot on the NABC (National Association of Basketball Coaches), an award for academic and athletic excellence. In 2014, his senior year, White Jr was a part of the best basketball team in Mercer history. White Jr led the conference in 3 point percentage and made the conference all-tourney team, where they won the conference championship. He was also a part of the bracket busting win versus Duke in the 2014 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship.