Jacob Carter headshot, man with short brown hair and facial hair wearing Centre logo Track & Field shirt

Jacob Carter

Recruiting Coordinator/Assistant Men’s & Women’s Track & Field Coach

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BA: anthropology/sociology, Centre College


Jacob Carter joined the Centre College Track & Field coaching staff in July of 2021. Previously, he served as the Head Coach of Union College Track & Field/Cross Country in Barbourville, KY from 2017 to 2021. Carter is a native of Bardstown, KY. He is an alumnus of Centre College and graduated in 2012. While he was an athlete at Centre, Carter helped the men’s track & field team win its first two conference titles in school history in 2011 & 2012. He was also named the athlete of the year in 2012 for the SCAC conference for an outstanding season and conference championship meet. The first person in school history to also receive this honor. Carter broke two school records and was the captain of the team his senior year. While at the collegiate level, he has coached 15 All-Americans, 4 runner-up national champions and 9 teams to their conference titles.

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