• Franklin, LA, High School
• Gulf Coast Military Academy (1934-1942)
• Greenwood High School (1953)
– State champions in football and track
• Louisiana State University, assistant coach, athletic director (1954-1979)
• U.S. track team manager, 1977 World University Games in Sofia, Bulgaria
• Mississippi State athletic director (1979-1984)
At Mississippi State, they call Coach Maddox the Builder of Athletic Facilities. MSU’s track facility is named in his honor. The LSU indoor track facility is named the Carl Maddox Field House.