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Matt McCall

  • Head Coach
  • Seasons: 2017-18 through present
  • Birthdate: December 12, 1981

Coaching - at UMass

UMass (Head Coach, 2017-present)

  • March 2020: Accepted a voluntary pay cut as UMass Athletics deals with budget challenges from the fallout of COVID-19.1)
  • 2019-20 season: Found a little more success with new staff and a promising group of young players, including Tre Mitchell winning A10 Rookie of the Year. Team won 7 of their final 12 games, and 4 of the final 6. Four seasons left on current deal.2)
  • 2018-19 season: team struggles to find consistency, and McCall struggles to get through to them during bouts of poor play and bad losses. Post-season: assistant coaches let go, and many players transfer out.
  • 2017-18 season: though the 13-20 record doesn't indicate success, McCall worked through severe limitations in the roster. AD Ryan Bamford was reportedly working on a contract extension for McCall.3)

Head Coaching Record

SeasonOverallWin %ConfWin %PlacePost-Season
2019-2014-17.4528-10.4448thN/A4)
2018-1911-21.3444-14.22213thNone
2017-1813-20.3945-13.27813thNone
Totals38-58.39617-37.315

Coaching - elsewhere

Chattanooga (Head Coach, 2015-2017)

  • Named Head Coach after Will Wade left to become the Head Coach at VCU
  • Inherited a team coming off a 22-10 season, and improved to 29-6 in his first year at the helm
  • Won the Southern Conference (SoCon) tournament in 2015-16, securing the school's first NCAA bid since the 2008-09 season
  • Named SoCon Men's Basketball Coach of the Year for the 2015-16 season

Head Coaching Record - Chattanooga

SeasonOverallWin %ConfWin %PlacePost-Season
2015-1629-6.82915-3.833FirstNCAA First Round
2016-1719-12.61310-8.556FourthNone
Totals48-18.72725-11.694

Florida (Assistant Coach, 2011-15)

  • McCall was part of the staff under Head Coach Billy Donovan
  • The four-year span included finishes in two NCAA Elite Eights (2012, 2013) and one Final Four (2014)

Florida Atlantic (Assistant Coach, 2008-11)

  • FAU’s 2010-11 squad won the Sun Belt Regular Season title and earned just the second postseason berth in program history (2011 NIT)

Florida (2001-08)

  • The Gators made the NCAA Tournament in each of those seasons (except for 2007-08), and won back-to-back NCAA Championships in 2006 and 2007
  • Director of Operations, 2006-08
  • Graduate Assistant, 2004-06
  • Student Manager, 2001-04
mccall_matt.txt · Last modified: 2020/07/21 11:04 by mikeuma