Tim Carter

Tim Carter (born June 13, 1956)

Teams coached: Omaha Mavericks, UTSA Roadrunners, South Carolina State Bulldogs
Omaha record^: 11-16 (.407)
UTSA record: 160-152 (.513)
South Carolina State record: 67-113 (.372)
Overall record^: 238-281 (.459)

Career Accomplishments:


Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2007-2013 South Carolina State
2006-2007 Florida State (asst)
1995-2006 UTSA
1994-1995 Nebraska-Omaha
1990-1994 Northwestern (asst)
1987-1990 Oklahoma State (asst)
1986-1987 Houston (asst)
1984-1986 Midwestern State (asst)
1982-1984 Oklahoma (grad. asst)

Tim Carter Facts

  • Tim Carter
  • Born June 13, 1956
  • Hometown: Wichita, Kansas
  • Alma Mater: University of Kansas (BA, 1979) / University of Oklahoma (M.Ed, 1984)
  • First coaching job was as a graduate assistant at Oklahoma, working under head coach Billy Tubbs
  • After two years on Gerald Stockton’s staff at D-II Midwestern State (TX), Carter spent one season under Pat Foster at Houston
  • Hired by Leonard Hamilton in 1987 to be an assistant at Oklahoma State, working with the Cowboys for three seasons
  • When Hamilton left OK St in 1990, Carter moved on to Northwestern where he worked for four seasons
  • Hired in 1994 to be the head coach at then-Division II Nebraska-Omaha, going 11-16 in one year at the helm
  • Left for UTSA the following year and coached the Roadrunners for eleven seasons
    • Compiled a 160-152 record at UTSA, highlighted by two NCAA Tournament appearances (1999 and 2004)
    • The Roadrunners won the Southland Tournament twice and the Southland regular season title in 2004
    • Fired in March 2006 after an 11-17 season, his second sub-.500 season in the previous four years
  • Reunited with Hamilton for the 2006-07 season, working as one of his assistants at Florida State
  • Got back into head coaching in 2007, spending the next six seasons at the helm at South Carolina State
    • Went 67-113 overall at the MEAC school, with winning record in both 2008-09 and 2009-10
    • Resigned in February 2013 with a nine games left, turning the reins over to associate HC Murray Garvin
  • Along with his wife, Sheila, has two daughters and one son

Tim Carter Coaching Tree


^ overall record includes head coaching positions at both the NCAA Division I and Division II levels; Nebraska-Omaha was competing at the Division II level during Carter’s tenure there