Jack Mason Carlisle

 High School Career

Amory High School, Amory, MS (1945-1947)


College Career

East Mississippi Jr. College (1947-1949)
Mississippi State University (1951-1952)


Professional Career

• Head football coach, Ethel High School (1952-1953)

• Head football coach, Lula-Rich High School (1953-1956)

• Head football and track coach, Nettleton High School (1956-1959)

• Tombigbee Conference Champions (’58, ‘59)

• Head Football coach, Collierville (TN) High School (1959-1961)

• Shelby County (TN) Champions (’60)

• Head football and track coach, Murrah High School (1961-1971)

– Eight City of Jackson titles, co-champions twice

– North Big 8 Champions (’61)

– Big 8 Champions (’65)

– Central Big 8 Champions (’70)

– Eight City of Jackson track titles

– Six Big 8 track championships

– Seven state track championships

• Athletic Director, and head football/track coach, Jackson Preparatory School (1971-1975)

– AAA State Football Champions (’71, ‘72, ’74)

– AAA State Track Champions (’71, ‘72)

• Junior Varsity head football and track coach, Ole Miss (1975-1977)

• Head football coach, East Tennessee State University (1978-1982)

• Head football coach, Madison-Ridgeland Academy (1983-1994)

– 1985 South AAA Champions

– 1992 AAA State Champions

• Assistant football coach, St. Joseph’s High School (1994)

• Athletic Director, University Christian School (1995-1996)

• Assistant coach, Jackson Preparatory School (1997)

• Assistant coach, East Central CC (1998)

• Simpson Academy (1999)

• Assistant coach, Millsaps College (2000-2001)

• Assistant coach, Mississippi College (2003)

• Ten-time coach of the Year in football and in track


Hall of Fame Memberships

• Collierville (TN) High School Hall of Fame (1975)

• Mississippi Association of Coaches Hall of Fame (1989)

• Jackson Prep Hall of Fame (1996)

• East Mississippi Community College Athletic Hall of Fame (2003)

• Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame (2004)


Did You Know?

A former manager of Jack Carlisle’s 1954 Lula-Rich High School team was “forced” to dress out for one game because the team only had 11 players. His name was Thomas Harris and he is the author of the international bestseller Silence of the Lambs.

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