|Title:||Volunteer Assistant Men's Basketball Coach|
Carlton Thornton is in his first year as volunteer assistant men’s basketball coach for East Central Community College. His duties include helping the Warriors enhance their performance on the court by way of the weight room by implementing programs to prepare their bodies for the next level and to educate the players on the importance of nutrition and how it affects performance.
Thornton has more than five years of experience in developing athletes from the basketball court to the football field. He has trained high-level NCAA athletes and NBA and NFL players.
A native of Prichard, Ala., he is a graduate of Vigor High School where he was a member of the 2008 5A State Championship football team.
Thornton is currently furthering his studies in the field of strength and conditioning, driven by his desire to help and serve more athletes around the world.