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Former UA coach Carter in more trouble

Posted at 10:17 PM, Nov 30, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-01 00:17:16-05

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - Former University of Arizona track and field coach, Craig Carter, was in court this morning and he could be in more trouble.

Carter was the throws coach for UA, until he resigned in May. He is accused of stalking an athlete that he coached, threatening her, and assaulting her. 

According to Lynne Cadigan, the athlete's attorney, the Pima County prosecutor said in court on Monday that Carter would drive by the athletic fields on S. Plumer and yell. The judge ordered him to stay away after that.

In addition to that, Cadigan says two of the athlete's teammates filed restraining orders against Carter earlier this year. She says since then Carter continued to reach out to them via social media to get in touch with the athlete, also trying to convince them he is the victim in this case.

"What will happen is if the prosecutor finds there is enough evidence that he is violating these restraining orders, he will be charged again with another crime," said Cadigan. 

Nine On Your Side reached out to Carter's attorney on Monday, but got no response.

Cadigan says the athlete who is suing Carter still lives in fear that he may try to hurt her.

Carter's next court appearance is on January 11.