asset to the football program, James Carter is in his 14th year working with
the equipment staff and his second as head athletic equipment manager.
In his position, Carter organizes and
manages a student work force and is responsible for all inventory and
coordination of field use for the football program. He also is
responsible for the stewardship of all the team's various vendor contracts,
including the squad's Nike deal.
assuming his current position, Carter served as an assistant equipment manager
for 13 seasons. Among his main
responsibilities included driving the 30-foot, or 26-foot, moving trucks that
haul the Tribe's equipment for all road games. Carter also drove any rental
vehicles when the team flies to away games.
also responsible for all sideline communications for both home and away
contests, including setup and take down of all equipment and monitoring the
functionality during the games.
after games, Carter was an essential member of the equipment staff, assisting
the athletes and coaches with any equipment needs that they may have.
his wife, Wendy, reside in Hanover, Va.