|1983||Fort Hays State|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|Fort Hays State (SA)
Russell HS (KS)
Hays HS (KS)
Middle Tennessee (TE)
Shawnee Mission North HS (KS)
Dodge City CC (OC)
Southwest Baptist (OC/OL)
Kansas State (assistant HC)
|Head coaching record|
|Tournaments||0–1 (NAIA playoffs)|
|Accomplishments and honors|
1 LSC North Division (2010)
Tim McCarty is an American football coach and former player. He is currently the head football coach at East Central University in Ada, Oklahoma, a position he first held from 2004 to 2005 and then resume in 2009. From 1999 to 2003 McCarty was the head football coach at Tabor College in Hillsboro, Kansas. His two tenures at East Central were sepeated by a three-year stint at the assistant head football coach at Kansas State University.
McCarty prepped at Concordia Junior-Senior High School in Concordia, Kansas and is a 1985 graduate of Fort Hays State University. He was a defensive lineman and served as a team captain for the 1983 squad that produced an 8–3 record. McCarty earned a master's of education in administration from Middle Tennessee State University in 1994.
McCarty came to Kansas State after a two-year stint as the head coach at East Central University in Ada, Oklahoma. While at East Central, McCarty guided the Tigers to a 9–11 record, including a 6–4 finish in his first season in 2004 after being picked to finish last in the Lone Star Conference’s North Division that year.
Prior to East Central, McCarty coached Tabor College to an National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) power from the ground up. In his first season at Tabor in 1999, the Bluejays had just 14 players in the program and struggled through a 0–10 campaign. McCarty guided Tabor to a 3–7 record in 2000, a 5–5 mark in 2001, a 6–4 ledger in 2002 and ultimately a 9–2 record in 2003 that saw the Bluejays achieve a No. 15 national ranking and the program's first berth in the NAIA playoffs.
McCarty is married to the former Jillian Bailey of Brentwood, Tennessee. The couple have two daughters.
Head coaching record
|Tabor Bluejays (Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference) (1999–2003)|
|2003||Tabor||9–2||L NAIA First Round||15|
|East Central Tigers (Lone Star Conference) (2004–2005)|
|2004||East Central||6–4||5–4 / 3–2||T–6th / T–3rd (North)|
|2005||East Central||3–7||2–7 / 2–3||T–11th / T–3rd (North)|
|East Central Tigers (Lone Star Conference) (2009–2010)|
|2009||East Central||0–11||0–10 / 0–5||13th / 6th (North)|
|2010||East Central||5–6||5–5 / 5–1||T–6th / T–1st (North)|
|East Central Tigers (Great American Conference) (2011–present)|
|National championship Conference title Conference division title|
|#Rankings from final NAIA Coaches' Poll.|