|Team:||Girls Cross Country|
Coach Carter grew up in New Castle and attended New Castle Chrysler High School. He is in his 7th year of assisting with NC cross country. He was a standout in cross country and is still number 4 on the Top 20 all time list with a 5K PR of 16:11. He is also 5th in the 3200 meter run in 9:44.2 on the All-Time Henry County list. After high school he went on to run four years of cross country and track for the University of Indianapolis. On the track in college he specialized in the 10,000 meter and 5,000 meter run achieving personal bests of 32:29 and 15:33, respectively. He completed college with a BS in Computer Information Systems.
After college graduation he has continued to run in a wide variety of running events. He was the Assistant Cross Country Coach for Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, FL for two years. He has run two full marathons with a best time of 3:06:59 as well as various half marathons (with a best of 1 hour 15 minutes). He has competed in a half iron-man triathlon (1.25 mile swim, 56 mile bike, 13 mile run) with a time of 5 hours 20 minutes.
Andy and his wife Amy share the love of running and feel honored to have the privilege to work with and support the New Castle cross country and track teams. Andy and Amy have two sons (Ben & Luke)