Ryan Carty is in his eighth season on the UNH coaching staff, and the 2014 campaign marks his third year as the offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach.
In 2012, his first year as coordinator, the Wildcats' offense flourished. UNH ranked second in the CAA in scoring offense (34.1 points/game), total offense (451.5 yards/game) and first downs (22.1/game) while placing third in rushing offense (220.8 yards/game) and passing offense (230.8 yards/game). The 'Cats registered the league's most prolific red-zone offense (94%), scoring on 47 of 50 trips with 36 TDs and a perfect 11-for-11 in field-goal attemps.
The QB duo of Andy Vailas and Sean Goldrich finished ninth and 10th, respectively, in passing average, making the Wildcats the only team with two signal callers in the Top 10. Sophomore wide receiver R.J. Harris earned a spot on the All-CAA First Team and the All-New England Team after ranking second in the league iin receptions (7.0/game) and receiving yards (88.2/game).
Carty spent two seasons (2010-11) as the Wildcats’ WR coach. In 2011, he mentored a pair of All-CAA WRs in sophomore R.J. Harris (Second Team) and junior Joey Orlando (Third Team). Harris tied for the league lead with seven scoring receptions en route to earning a berth on the College Sports Journal All-Freshman Team. The ‘Cats ranked first in the CAA in passing offense (274.7 yards/game) and third in scoring offense (32.8 ppg).
In 2010, senior wideout Terrance Fox earned All-CAA First Team honors and a place on the FCS All-New England Team after pacing the league in receptions per game (6.2). The Wildcats’ passing offense ranked second in the conference with 220.1 yards per game.
Carty coached running backs in 2008-09, helping an offense that ranked No. 1 in the CAA in scoring in ’09 and led the league in scoring offense in ‘08. Also in ’09, senior RB Chad Kackert was the CAA’s fourth-leading all-purpose runner, later signing a free agent contract with the Jacksonville Jaguars.
In 2007, Carty spent his first season at UNH coaching tight ends. That season, sophomore TE Scott Sicko was voted an All-Conference and All-America player. After graduating in 2010, Sicko signed a free agent contract with the Dallas Cowboys.
Carty began his coaching career at UNH after playing quarterback at the University of Delaware. He was voted captain in his 2006 senior campaign and played on the National Championship squad in 2003. A 2007 graduate with honors from the University of Delaware in Business Management, Carty recruits the northern portion of his home state of New Jersey, Essex County in Mass. and the western portion of New Hampshire.