BEREA, Ohio -- Mark Carney has been named as the new Offensive Coordinator for the Baldwin Wallace University football team. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience and a winning track record to Head Coach John Snell's program.
Coach Carney comes to BW after spending the past five seasons coaching wide receivers at NCAA Division I Bowling Green State University. At BGSU, he helped the Falcons reach a BCS (Bowl Championship Series) game on three occassions, the Humanitarian Bowl in 2009, Military Bowl in 2012 and Pizza Bowl in 2013. In addition, he coach five All-Mid-American Conference performers and is well-known for his innovation on offense.
Prior to BGSU, Coach Carney coached quarterbacks and wide receivers at the University of Richmond (Va.) from 2004-2008 and helped lead that program to a FCS (Football Championship Series) national title in 2008. He also helped Richmond make playoff appearances in 2005 and 2007. In addition to his responsibilities on offense, Coach Carney helped with the special teams and its coverages on punts and kickoffs. At Richmond, he coached three All-CAA performers.
Coach Carney began his coaching career at his alma mater, Fordham (N.Y.) University and spent the 2002 and 2003 seasons there as a student assistant coach and worked with the quarterbacks. He helped Fordham win the 2002 Patriot League title and advance to the FCS national playoffs.
As a student-athlete, Coach Carney was a four-year letterman as a qurterback at Fordham and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration in 2004. He earned 2001 All-Patriot League and honorable mention FCS All-America honors. He set numerous school passing records, including yards in a season, completion percentage and touchdown passes in a game, season and career. He won the prestigious Vincent T. Lombardi Award as Fordham's Male Athlete of the Year in 2002.