Assistant Coach Rob McCarthy  
  Recruiting Coordinator, Special Teams Coordinator  
  Director of Football Operations, Inverts  
 
12th Season in 2013-14
Hometown: Deer River, Minn.
Alma Mater: Concordia College-Moorhead '88
E-mail: mccarthy@stolaf.edu
Office Phone: 507-786-3704
 
 


THE McCARTHY FILE
1989: Graduated from Concordia College-Moorhead.
1989: Joined the Concordia College Coaching staff.
1990: Coached as an assistant for the football program at the University of St. Thomas.
1995: Defensive coordinator for Northwestern football.
1998: Earned a masters degree from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.
1998-99: Coachd at UW-Eau Claire.
2001: Served as defensive coordinator at Pensacola High School.
2002: Joined St. Olaf coaching staff.
Rob McCarthy, a 1989 Concordia-Moorhead graduate, enters his 23rd year of coaching and 12th (in 2013-14) as the Oles' recruiting and special teams coordinator. He also serves as the program's director of football operations.

McCarthy was a student-athlete at Concordia College-Moorhead from 1985-88. During his time, the Cobbers won two MIAC championships and made two NCAA appearances. He was twice all-conference.

McCarthy served on staff at Concordia in 1989. He then coached six seasons at the University of St. Thomas (’90-’94, ‘00), a span that included a MIAC Championship and a NCAA appearance in 1990. McCarthy moved on to serve as defensive coordinator for three seasons ('95-97) at Northwestern College in St. Paul. Northwestern won a conference championship in 1995. He coached two seasons at UW-Eau Claire ('98-99), where the Blugolds won an WIAC Conference championship in 1998. It was there McCarthy earned a master's degree. Prior to his time at St. Olaf, he was defensive coordinator during the 2001 season at Pensacola High School in Pensacola, Fla.

McCarthy and his wife Angie reside in Northfield with their three children: Zach, Emily and Addison.