Andrew Carey was hired in 2010 to start the Huntingdon men's lacrosse program. The program began competition in 2012 and has been growing each season.
The Hawks won the first game of their inaugural season and finished the season with a 5-10 record. Huntingdon posted a 7-8 record in 2013, with three losses decided by one goal.
Huntingdon improved in 2014 and turned out its best record in program history, going 10-6. The Hawks captured their first winning season; defeated Birmingham-Southern for the first time is program history, scored a program-record 185 goals while allowing 147 goals.
The Hawks battled hard in 2015 to a 6-13 record and ended the season with a 13-12 triple-overtime loss to Ferrum in the SEILC Championship game. The Hawks finished its 2016 campaign with an 8-10 record, with four losses decided by one goal.
Before Huntingdon, Carey spent two seasons as an assistant coach at Greensboro College. Carey was responsible for a variety of tasks, including coaching in both a game and practice setting, preparation of individual practices, fund raising and promotion of the lacrosse program and the recruitment of student-athletes.
During his time at Huntingdon, Carey was named head coach for the USAAI men’s lacrosse team from 2013-2015. In three years, Carey’s teams played in Scotland, Germany and Australia.
Prior to joining the coaching ranks, Carey enjoyed a successful playing career with the Pride. He was a four-year letter-winning attack-man and finished fifth all time in goals scored for his career.
In addition to his experience at the collegiate level, Carey also coached at the youth and club level. During the summer of 2010, he served as a head coach and assistant director of the Greensboro Select Lacrosse Club. Also during the summer of 2010, he was a head coach and actively involved in the Triad Blackhawks Lacrosse Club.
Carey has been on staff for the Duke University Lacrosse Camps and often attends many other camps up and down the East Coast. Carey has also worked actively in the Triad Youth Lacrosse Associate to help grow youth Lacrosse in the Greensboro/Triad area.
A native of Salisbury, Md., Carey earned his bachelor's degree in Kinesiology from Greensboro College in 2007.
Carey’s Record at Huntingdon
2016: 8-10, 2-2 SEILC, SEILC tournament
2015: 6-13, 2-2 SEILC, SEILC runner-up
Total: 36-47, 4-4 SEILC