Nat Cartmell News & Bio

Name:Nat Cartmell
Hometown:Uniontown, KY
Born:January 13, 1883
Died:August 23, 1967
Notes:First UNC Basketball Coach, Olympic Track & Field Medalist (1904, 1908)

How UNC got their coaches: weird stories from the early days of college sports
UNC's first football coach, Hector Cowan, was a star player at Princeton, who came down and coached the Carolina team DURING his playing career. The...

Tar Heel Firsts: UNC’s first ever basketball coach
Long before Dean Smith coached a game or Michael Jordan ever stepped on a court, there was already a history of basketball at the University...

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