After a successful playing and coaching career, Bambi Carson was named JU Athletic Ticket Manager and Game Day Production Coordinator in the summer of 2015 and on July 1, 2016, was promoted to Assistant Athletic Director for Ticketing and Sponsorship.
From Duncan, Okla., she received a bachelor’s degree in communication with a minor in history from the University of Oklahoma where she was a star track and field athlete.
A four-year starter and two year captain, Carson was two-time Big 12 champion in the discus and shot put and a two-time All American in each. Her career bests were 198 feet, 2 inches in the discus and 55-3 in the shot.
After her college career, Carson spent 12 years, from 2003 through 2015 coaching the throwers at JU and was a big part of the JU success in the Atlantic Sun Conference which saw the team win 10 consecutive indoor and outdoor championships under the direction of head coach Ron Grigg.
She was named to her current post in the summer of 2015.