Nick Charlton

Nick Charlton (born December 20, 1988) is an American football coach. He is the head football coach at the University of Maine, a position he has held since December 2018. Charlton is the youngest head football coach in NCAA Division I.

Nick Charlton
Current position
TitleHead coach
Biographical details
Born (1988-12-20) December 20, 1988 (age 31)
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Alma materBoston College (2011)
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
2012Boston College (recruiting GA)
2013–2014Boston College (offensive GA)
2015Maine (WR)
2016–2017Maine (WR/ST)
2018Maine (OC/QB)
Head coaching record

Charlton grew up in Salem, Massachusetts. He earned a B.A. in philosophy from Boston College in 2011 and a M.A. from Boston College's Woods College of Advancing Studies in 2013. During his lone season as Maine's offensive coordinator, the team went to the semifinals of the NCAA FCS Playoffs, the farthest Maine has advanced in team history. Charlton succeeded Joe Harasymiak, who left for an assistant coaching position at the University of Minnesota. Charlton was hired two days after his 30th birthday.[1]

Head coaching recordEdit

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Maine Black Bears (Colonial Athletic Association) (2019–present)
2019 Maine 6–6 4–4 T–5th
Maine: 6–6 4–4
Total: 6–6


  1. ^ Nick Charlton named to lead UMaine football team, becoming youngest Division I coach in the country, Bangor Daily News, December 21, 2018

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