Jay Carter joined the Plymouth State football program in the spring of 2018 as the defensive line coach.
Prior to joining the Panthers, Carter gained valuable experience at NCAA Division II Southern Connecticut State University. He spent three seasons as the team manager while working on his Bachelor of Science in Sports Management. As a senior he was promoted to assistant coach/intern with the defensive line and after graduating in the spring of 2017 he remained with the Owls' coaching staff as an assistant coach working with tight ends, half backs and wide receivers.
Carter also spent a year as the varsity defensive backs coach and junior varsity head coach at Francis T. Maloney (Conn.) High School.
Carter has worked numerous Nike and Glazier Football coach clinics and is currently working towards his Master of Education in Positive Coaching from the University of Missouri.