No stranger to the Bentley University athletic program, is Charlie Carkin He’s in his 18th year as Bentley’s Strength and Fitness Coordinator and 20th season as an athletic trainer. His primary responsibilities include development, implementation and supervision of strength programs for the college’s intercollegiate teams.
Carkin, a 1992 graduate of UMass-Boston with a Bachelor of Science in physical education, has been a member of the Bentley athletic training staff since then, working primarily with the soccer, hockey and lacrosse teams.
From 1983-87, Carkin served in the U.S. Army as a medical specialist, with his duties including emergency medical care, triage, transport and follow-up care.
Carkin resides in his hometown of Lowell with his wife, Donna. They have three children, Christine, Melissa and Charlie, Jr.