Secondary Education

Coach Carr Celebrates 300th Win!

Last Updated on Apr 4, 2014 at 12:06pm | Secondary Education


                                     Congratulations to Phil Carr and the Northern Huskies!

Coach Carr celebrated his 300th win as the Huskies’ Coach this week.  A graduate of Northern High School, Coach Carr began his high school coaching career in 1989, serving as Assistant Baseball Coach at Northern.  In 1990 he took over as Head Coach.  His career record stands at 300 wins - 170 losses.  The Northern Huskies have been Area Champions in 2007, 2008, and 2009; League Champions in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2012; Regional Champions in 2007; and appeared in the State Championship in 2007.
During his time as a high school student at Northern, Coach Carr played 4 years of baseball, football and basketball from 1980-1984.  Following high school, Coach Carr attended
Garrett College for 2 years playing for Coach Lawrence Nesselrodt.  After Garrett, Coach Carr
attended Frostburg State University for 2 years playing for Coach Bob Wells and graduating with a degree in Health/Physical Education.  While at FSU, he participated in the Division 3 NCAA Regional Baseball Tournament in North Carolina.
Coach Carr’s career at NHS began in 1990 as a teacher of Special Education for 9 years then 5 years in the Driver's Education program before moving into the Physical Education Department.
He took over the duties of Athletic Director in 2010.
Coach Carr is also the Head Football Coach and has been since 1997 after serving as an Assistant since 1988 for a total of 26 years with the football program.
Coach resides in the McHenry area with his lovely wife, Lisa and their 2 sons, Peyton and Brooks.
When asked for a comment, Coach Carr shared the following “I would like to thank and congratulate all the players and assistant coaches that have had a hand in this accomplishment.  Also, none of this could have been possible without the tremendous support of my family and all the administration at Northern High and the Board of Education over the past 25 years.  GO HUSKIES!!”

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