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John Carter
 John Carter
Volunteer Assistant Coach

Coach Carter enters his 12th year with the Rams as a volunteer assistant coach. He is the sprints, hurdles and relays coach. Throughout the years Coach Carter has had the privilege to work with talented athletes who have preformed very well for Colorado State University at a conference and national level. Each year Coach Carter looks forward to developing and interacting with each new athlete in the hopes they too can excel for Colorado State University. Coach Carter has a passion for track and field and enjoys passing along that enthusiasm to his athletes.

Coach Carter has worked with the Cross County teams, distance runners, middle distance, sprints, relays, hurdles and horizontal jumps in his tenure at CSU.

Carter has served as regional represenitive for the NCAA Men's Mountain region and sat on the executive NCAA Cross Country Committee as well as an at-large NCAA represenitive for NCAA Women's cross country committee. Carter also serves as the founder and co-camp director for the High Altitude Distance Camp held in Pingree Park.

Originally from Loveland, Carter ran cross country and track for Loveland High School before continuing on to compete in the middle distances and cross country at Murray State University in Murray, Ky. He earned his Bachelor's degree in history with a minor in political science from Murray State in 1995. Carter continued his education at Colorado State where he earned a Master's degree in education in 2001.

Carter is married to the former Amy Machowski, a Colorado State University graduate. They have a 7 year-old daughter, McKenna, and a 4 year-old son, Kelton.


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