Tricia Carver
Tricia Carver
Title: Head Volleyball Coach
Phone: 207.326.2653
Email: tricia.carver@mma.edu
Year: Seventh Season
Previous College: University of Maine '05

Coach Carver at a Glance

  • 2016 & 2017 North Atlantic Conference (NAC) Coach of the Year
  • 2016 ECAC Division III New England Coach of the Year
  • 2015 North Atlantic Conference Co-Coach of the Year
  • Three NAC Championships
  • Three NCAA Tournament Appearances
  • Six NAC Final appearances
  • Clinched her 100th career win in 2018
  • Coached 22 All-NAC selections
  • Coached five NAC Rookies of the Year
  • Coached four NAC Players of the Year
  • Coached three NAC Defensive Player of the Year
  • Produced two NAC Senior Scholar Athletes of the Year

Meet Coach Carver

Tricia Carver enters her seventh season at the helm of the Mariners, after leading the team to a 22-7 overall record  in 2018 and an unblemished 5-0 record in conference play. Carver led Maine Maritime to their third-consecutive NAC Championship and third-straight NCAA Tournament appearance. Carver guided a Mariners squad that produced the NAC Player of the Year, Sydney Adams, NAC Defensive Player of the Year, Maria Perez, and NAC Rookie of the Year, Rachel Melampy. 

In her six seasons with MMA, the Mariners have posted an 116-67 overall record and an impressive 41-3 record in conference play.

At Maine Maritime Academy, Carver also serves as the Associate Director of Athletics, Senior Woman Administrator, and Director of Compliance. She is currently CAP II certified and participated in a trip to Colorado Springs at the Olympic Training Facility for USAV's 2016 High Performance Coaches' Clinic. Carver started volleyball summer camps in the summer of 2016. She is working in several communities to run camps and clinics to improve skills. She hopes to foster a love of the game and an appreciation for the learning process as well as empower young women mentally and physically.

Carver is a proud member of Women Leaders in College Sports and was selected to attend their 2015 Womens Leadership Symposium in Baltimore, Maryland. Under her direction, Maine Maritime Athletics launched the inCommand Leadership initiative in the fall of 2015, a program that includes a One Team, One Voice Women's Retreat for all Maine Maritime female student-athletes.

In 2015, Carver helped the Athletic Department transition to the ACS compliance software and assisted with the transition to new recruiting software.

Before coming to Maine Maritime Academy, Carver coached basketball and softball at the high school and middle school level. Carver also taught Spanish for three years and has been a Children and Youth Ministry Coordinator since 2008.

Carver played volleyball at the University of Maine, where she majored in Secondary Education and Spanish. She received her Master's Degree at the Bangor Theological Seminary.

In high school, Carver was a three-sport standout at Jonesport-Beals High School in volleyball, basketball and softball. She helped lead her team to state championships in volleyball in 1998-2000 and basketball in 2000.

Coach Carver Year-by-Year

Year      W      L     
2018 22 7
2017 20 13
2016 22 9
2015 18 13
2014 16 15
2013 18 10