278 Ward Sports Medicine Building
Sports: Women's Soccer, Men's and Women's Track, Men's and Women's Cross Country
A graduate of ECU with a BA in Anthropology and a minor in Sociology, Carlester currently serves in the Office of Student Development – Athletics as the Academic Coordinator for the ECU Women's Soccer Team, Men's and Women's Cross Country, and Track and Field Teams. A member of the National Association of Academic Advisors for Athletics (N4A), Carlester provides all facets of academic advising, for student-athletes, including management and monitoring of NCAA continuing eligibility. He also serves as the Orientation Coordinator for incoming freshman student-athletes.
A former student-athlete at ECU (Football 1971-1973), Carlester "Crump" Crumpler, Sr. returned to ECU in 1988 as Director of Athletic Administrative Services. In this capacity Carlester served as Recruiting Coordinator, Travel Coordinator, and a member of ECU's NCAA Compliance Team. In addition to his position in football, Carlester also served 19 years as the Color Analyst for the Pirate Sports Radio Network/ISP Sports Network (1988-2006). Prior to this, Carlester spent time professionally as the Sports Director for WGTM Radio- Wilson, NC and the weekend Sports Anchor for WNCT-TV, Greenville, NC.
A Native of Wilson, NC Carlester enjoys spending time with his family and encouraging anyone under his counsel to protect and honor their family name with character, and to take advantage of his/her unique gifts, by giving their very best effort at all times. His favorite quote, "Perhaps the most valuable result of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do, when it ought to be done, whether you like it or not."
- Walter Bagehot