Eldon Carlson begins his 12th year at California Baptist University and his first as the athletics transportation supervisor. He spent the previous nine years as the aquatics center coordinator.
He started working in athletics in 2001 after spending 33 years as a public school teacher. He spent the last 12 of those years as a mathematics instructor at the middle school level in Riverside, Calif.
Carlson earned his bachelor’s from Bethel College (Ind.) in 1966 and received a master’s from Indiana in 1970.
He has been married to his wife Janet for 46 years, and they have three children, Steve, Julie and Tim, along with five grandchildren. Carlson and his wife are active members of Arlington Avenue Church of the Nazarene in Riverside.