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   MEET THE HOOP HISTORIANS
   
 

  DON MACKAY

Residence:  Hobe Sound, Florida
Birthday:  November 27
Final Fours Attended: (16) -- 1996, 1999, 2001-2008, 2010-2016
Member of the Hoop Historians since 2008


 
  
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Don started coaching youth teams at the age of 17 and has been coaching at the high school and collegiate levels since 1982.  Among his coaching stops, MacKay coached at Northwood University in West Palm Beach with the legendary Rollie Massimino.   This past year MacKay worked as an assistant at Intlet Grove High School in Riveria Beach, Florida.  in the off season Coach Mac and his wife Nancy spends time in Long Island to help his daughter and his five grandchildren.  Don also coached high school softball for five years and was the varsity golf coach for another 14 years.  Don has been a member of the National Association of Basketball Coaches and the Basketball Coaches Association of New York.  Since 2007, Don has worked Cardinals and Marlins spring training games at Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter, Florida, and has worked six U.S. Open Golf Tournaments and numerous PGA and Senior Tour events.  MacKay's passion for basketball goes back to attending his first college basketball game as a youngster, which featured Ohio State stars Jerry Lucas and John Havlicek.  Don attended the game for fifty cents.  Obviously it was money well spent.



Click Here for Don MacKay's NCAA Tournament Game Log



 

  
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Hoop Historians Biographies:    Fred Allman - Guy Baldwin - Steve Bennett - Al Benninger - Brian Burmeister - Judi Caldwell - Bill Carsley - Hersh Cherson - Dave DeGrace - Dennis DeGraff - Matt DeGraff - Gary DePerry - Cal Dilworth - Joe Flaherty - David Fray - Don Fromknecht - Michael Gant - John Genova - Carrie Gibbons - Mike Gibbons - Jim Harrick - Billy T Haynes - Bob Hutchings - Pat Irvine - Bill Jauss - Mike Johnson - Jim Jorgensen - Mike Kerry - Dorothy Kim - Surl Kim - Neil King - Joseph Klebon - Les Lombardi - Joseph Lyons - Don MacKay - Joe Makowski - Martin Makowski - Jim Martin - David Mateer - John Mayberry - John McCann - John P McCann - Kevin McCann - Dennis Mishko - Dennis Mishko Jr - Jillian Mishko - Samantha Mishko - Ted Murphy - Steve Newhouse - Ron Newton - Marianne Parrillo - Bren Petar - Ted Reineking - Jimmy Rogers - Mike Rossman - Al Sack - Darren Sack - Rick Schabowski - Larry Seitlin - Joe Spagnolo - Bob Stan - Tom Tallarito - Rose Tate - John Tierney - Dick Triptow - Vern Vegso - Jerry Wainwright - Gordon Welch - Frank Wilson - Bruce Ziemer