Scott Carr was named Florida International University’s athletic director on Dec. 1, 2021. Carr boasts 25-years of experience in intercollegiate athletics and arrived at FIU following a stint at the University of Central Florida, where he served as deputy and interim athletic director.
Prior to arriving at UCF, Carr served as senior associate athletic director for external affairs at Auburn University. He also held positions at the University of Southern Mississippi and the FedEx Orange Bowl.
Carr was a member of the UCF Athletics staff since 2016. Carr joined the Knights as executive associate athletics director/CMO in February of 2016 and was promoted to deputy athletics director for brand activation in April 2018. In January 2021, Carr was named interim director of athletics.
As deputy athletics director, he had oversight of ticket sales and operations, corporate sales and partnerships, the annual fund, brand advancement, strategic communications and gameday experience.
Prior to his tenure at UCF, Carr served as senior associate athletic director for external affairs at Auburn University. At Auburn, Carr was responsible for the external affairs of the athletics department. He had direct oversight of the marketing and promotions department, including ticket sales, ticket office, event management and community relations. He was responsible for the game-day experience at all sporting events and dealt with all athletics department contracts including but not limited to ISP, Under Armour, and Sodexho (concessions).
Prior to Auburn, Carr served in various capacities at Southern Mississippi for eight years (2001-2009). The final position he held in Hattiesburg was deputy director of athletics, external affairs (2006-2009), where he served as the number two executive of the department.
Prior to Southern Miss, Carr worked in multiple, ascending roles with the FedEx Orange Bowl in Miami, Florida (1997-2001).
Carr is a native of Gainesville, Florida, and earned his undergraduate degree in business management from the University of Florida in 1995. He earned his master’s degree in sports management from Florida in 1997.
Carr is married to the former Pam Snowe. The couple has two daughters, Ashton and Katie, and one granddaughter, Kylie.