Senior Associate Athletics Director
Charlie Carr is in his fourth year as senior associate athletics
director at Florida State in 1997. FSU athletics director Dave Hart named
his longtime associate to the number two spot on his staff when he accepted
the job in 1995.
Prior to coming to FSU, Carr served under Hart as an associate
athletics director at East Carolina University for four years and was
executive director of ECU’s educational foundation from 1988 until his
elevation to associate AD.
Carr’s responsibilities since coming to Florida State include
assisting in managing all phases of the department’s daily operation. He
serves as the department’s spokesman in the AD’s absence and acts as the
athletics department’s contact and liaison for campus and community
Carr also is charged with overseeing departmental personnel in
addition to the administration of the Seminole baseball, cross country,
golf, track and volleyball programs.
A well-known member of the college athletics scene in North
Carolina as a player, coach and administrator, Carr was athletics director
at Mississippi State from 1985-87.
Carr played football and baseball at North Carolina where he earned
his master’s degree in 1970. He played two years of professional baseball
in the N.Y. Mets organization before becoming an assistant football coach
at his alma mater from 1971-75 under Bill Dooley. He then coached at Rice
University from 1975-78.
He returned to UNC in 1978 to begin administrative work as senior
associate athletics director until his appointment at Mississippi State.
Carr and his wife, Dee, have one daughter Caitlin (14).