Cariann Ramirez
Cariann  Ramirez

La Quinta, Calif.

Assistant Coach

Alma Mater:
Boise State, 2005


Presnell Announces Staff Changes

Cariann Ramirez has been promoted to assistant coach, while Julia Fishman moves into the director of operations role.


2016-17 Women's Basketball Season Review

Season review of the 2016-17 women's basketball campaign and NCAA Tournament appearance.


2017 NCAA Tournament

2017 Women's Basketball NCAA Tournament Highlights


NCAA Selection Show Viewing

Boise State's NCAA Selection Show Viewing on Monday March 13.


2013-14 Season Highlights


NCAA Women's Basketball Championship, Gallery 1

First photo gallery for the women's basketball team's trip to Los Angeles for the NCAA Championship, this covers primarily day 2 at UCLA March 17.


Women's Basketball Versus UNLV

Photo gallery for the UNLV at Boise State women's basketball game on Jan. 27, 2016 at Taco Bell Arena.


Women's Basketball Versus Idaho State

This is a photo gallery for the Boise State-Idaho State women's basketball game in Taco Bell Arena on Dec. 11, 2015.


Boise State Vs. New Mexico

Boise State women's basketball at home versus New Mexico on Jan. 17, 2015.


Boise State Vs. Carroll College

Boise State women's basketball at home in Taco Bell Arena against Carroll College on Nov. 30.

BOISE STATE TENURE (2010-present)

Ramirez is entering her eighth season as a member of the Boise State staff, and second as an assistant coach. The Boise State graduate served as the director of operations for the program for six seasons before being promoted to assistant coach ahead of the 2015-16 campaign. In her role as an assistant coach, Ramirez focus is primarily on recruiting, practice sessions, game-day coaching, scouting and serving as position coach for the guards.

In 2016-17, Ramirez helped guide a Bronco squad that set the program record with 25 wins and reached its second NCAA Tournament in three seasons. Senior guard Brooke Pahukoa was named to the All-Mountain West Team for the second-straight season, and captured Mountain West Tournament MVP honors for the second time in her career.


Ramirez’s previous collegiate coaching experience includes serving as an assistant at the College of Idaho for the 2009-10 season before joining the Bronco staff as the director of operations. While at the College of Idaho, she helped guide the Coyotes through an impressive season. The program’s accomplishments included: finishing the season at 21-8 overall, winning the Cascade Collegiate Conference regular season with a 14-4 mark and the school’s first league tournament title, finishing the season ranked 20th-nationally in NAIA Division II and advancing to the NAIA National Tournament. While at the College of Idaho she helped coach one NAIA All-American Third Team honoree, the CCC Defensive Player of the Year, three All-CCC honorees and five Daktronics/NAIA All-America Scholar-Athletes.

Her duties at the College of Idaho included recruiting, film exchange, on-court coaching, scouting reports, organizing team volunteer opportunities, planning post player development and assisting with the day-to-day operations of the program.

Following graduation from Boise State in 2005, Ramirez stayed active in basketball throughout the Treasure Valley (Boise metro area) in various capacities. She worked as the assistant varsity coach at Boise High School from 2005 through June of 2009, where she worked with another former Bronco, Kim Brydges (1994-98). At Boise High she assisted with practice planning, on-court coaching, scheduling and organizing camps, team building exercises and player development.

Other coaching experience for Ramirez includes serving as the co-head coach of Hoop Dreams Traveling Club of Boise from 2008 to the 2010.


As a player at Boise State (2001-05), Ramirez was a vital member of the program playing every position at some point in her career, point guard through center. Ramirez played in a total of 118 games with nine starts. She recorded 558 points, 393 rebounds, 120 assists, 109 steals and 22 blocks. Ramirez averaged 4.7 points, 3.3 rebounds, and 1.0 assists in 18.4 minutes per game.


She is a native of La Quinta, Calif., where she attended La Quinta High School ... Ramirez graduated from Boise State in December of 2005 with a bachelor’s degree in marketing ... she is currently working on a master’s degree in athletic administration from Idaho State University.

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