Beginning in 1987-88, the Falcons found immediate success with Carriere as head coach, winning four OCAA championships (1987-88, 1988-89, 1991-92, and 1993-94). In four of those seasons, he was named the OCAA Coach of the Year as well as CCAA Coach of the Year in 1993-94. Carriere was inducted in the OCAA Hall of Fame in 2013 as a Coach. He returned to coaching the Falcons for the 2013-14 season and has coached his team to playoff births the past four years, including OCAA Bronze medals in 2015-16 and 2016-17. Carriere is also a Fanshawe alumni and played for the Men's Basketball team from 1981-84. He is currently a CCAA Mentor Coach for the Female Apprentice Coaching Program.