McCarty named offensive coordinator
The Holmes Community College Board of Trustees Thursday approved the hiring of Oregon native Mike McCarty as Offensive Coordinator for the Holmes Community College Bulldog football team. McCarty joins Holmes football staff from Bryant University in Rhode Island where he was the Offensive Coordinator and quarterbacks coach.
Prior to Bryant, McCarty spent four seasons (2004-08) as the receivers coach at Arkansas State University, where he helped the Red Wolves earn the Sun Belt Conference Championship and a New Orleans Bowl appearance in 2005. He mentored a receiving corps that paces Arkansas State to 2,246 aerial yards in 2007- the second-highest total in the program's history.
McCarty served three seasons (2001-03) as the associate head coach, offensive coordinator, and quarterbacks coach at Stony Brook University, two seasons (1999-00) as the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Nicholls State University, two seasons (1997-98) as the receivers coach at Troy University.
Before arriving at Troy, McCarty worked two seasons (1994-95) as the offensive coordinator and quarterback coach at Hofstra University. And two seasons (1992-93) as the passing game coordinator and receivers coach at Southeast Missouri State University. He helped two teams make the NCAA-1AA playoffs- Hofstra 1995 and Troy 1998. Hofstra ranked third in the nation in total offense 1995.
McCarty began his career as a graduate assistant at the University of Oregon (1988-90). He helped Oregon earn an Independence Bowl appearance in 1988.
As a receiver at the University of Oregon he lettered for Coach Rich Brooks. Married to his high school sweetheart for 23 years, Mike and wife, Kim, have two children- daughter, Macy, a student at Ole Miss; and son, Beau, a high school student.