Eddie McCarter

Eddie McCarter (born August 3, 1953)

Teams coached: Texas-Arlington Mavericks, West Alabama Tigers
Texas-Arlington record: 179-211 (.459)
West Alabama record: 47-61 (.435)
Overall record^: 226-272 (.454)

Career Accomplishments:

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2018-2022 Shelton State CC (asst)
2014-2018 North Alabama (asst)
2011-2014 Arkansas-Pine Bluff (asst)
2007-2011 West Alabama
2006-2007 UAB (asst)
1992-2006 Texas-Arlington
1990-1992 Texas-Arlington (asst)

Eddie McCarter Facts

  • Edward Louis McCarter
  • Born August 3, 1953
  • Hometown: Birmingham, Alabama
  • Alma Mater: University of Alabama at Birmingham (BA, 1975)
  • Early coaching roles include stints at Fairfield HS (AL) and Howard Junior College (TX)
  • Spent nine years as the head coach at Charles Henderson HS (AL), going 188-74 overall and earning five South Alabama COY honors
  • Joined Mark Nixon’s coaching staff at Texas-Arlington in 1990 and two years later was elevated to head coach
    • Went 179-211 over 14 seasons at the helm; won a share of the Southland title in 2004
  • Returned to his hometown in 2006 and spent one season on the UAB staff under head coach Mike Davis
  • Hired in 2007 to be the head coach at D-II West Alabama; went 47-61 over four seasons there
  • Spent three years as an assistant at Arkansas-Pine Bluff under George Ivory, then four at (then D-II) North Alabama under Bobby Champagne
    • Champagne and staff were let go in 2018 ahead of the program’s move up to Division I competition
  • From 2018-2022, McCarter served as an assistant under Joseph Eatmon at Shelton State CC in Tuscaloosa, AL

Eddie McCarter Coaching Tree


^ overall record includes head coaching positions at both the NCAA Division I and Division II levels