Mack McCarthy Coach

Mack McCarthy is the former head college basketball coach for East Carolina University. On Saturday 3/6/10 athletic director Terry Holland announced that McCarthy will complete the season as head coach and then move to a fundraising role with East Carolina University. He served as Head Coach at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga from 1985–1997, leading the Mocs to the 1997 "Sweet Sixteen" in the NCAA Tournament Over his 12-year tenure, he took the Mocs to seven postseason appearances (five to the NCAA Tournament), won/shared eight Southern Conference regular season titles and won the SoCon Tournament title five times. His overall record at UTC was 243-122. McCarthy was also the head coach of the VCU Rams from 1998 to 2002, with a 4-year record of 66-55. Prior to becoming a head coach, he spent two years as an assistant at his alma mater, Virginia Tech, and nine seasons assisting head coach Sonny Smith (two at East Tennessee State and seven at Auburn). In 19 seasons as a college basketball head coach, McCarthy has a 59.4% winning percentage with a record of 343-234.

Personal details

Date of birth
July 3rd, 1952


1. Virginia Tech Colleges/University

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, popularly known as Virginia Tech (VT), is a public land-grant university with the main campus in Blacksburg, Virginia, with other research and educational centers throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia, United States, and internationally.

Institution info

Type Land-grant university
2013. 693 mil. $
2011. 590 mil. $
Institution colors
800 Drillfield Drive, 24061 - Blacksburg, Virginia
2013. 24,034
2011. 23,647
2010. 23,690
2009. 23,558
2013. 6,723
2011. 5,003
2010. 7,316
Acceptance rate
2012. 70.4 %
2010. 67.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 11.5 K $
2011. 10.5 K $
2010. 9.46 K $
2009. 8.61 K $
2008. 8.2 K $
Official web page
Wikipedia article
Social media

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender
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People attended Virginia Tech connected by profession and/or age

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