Men's Basketball
Dave Macedo

Dave Macedo

Title: Head Men's Basketball Coach
Phone Number: 757.455.3313
Email Address: dmacedo@vwc.edu
Previous College: Wilkes University '96

  • Received his bachelor's and master's degrees from Wilkes University
  • Only the fourth head coach in the 40-year history of the men's basketball program
  • 2013-14 marks Coach Macedo's 14th season as head coach at Virginia Wesleyan College, where he has guided the Marlins to a 290-93 record overall, a 179-55 regular-season mark in Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) competition and to nine straight NCAA tournament appearances with a 19-8 NCAA tournament record
  • Selected as the Virginia College Division Coach of the Year by the Virginia Sports Information Directors in 2004-05, 2005-06, 2006-07, 2008-09, 2010-11, 2011-12
  • Current 76% winning average ranks him No. 1 among all of VWC's men's basketball coaches and one of the highest in the country
  • Has guided VWC to Old Dominion Athletic Conference championships in 2005, 2006, 2009, 2012 and to six regular-season first-place finishes
  • Guided Virginia Wesleyan to a 30-3 record in 2006 and to its first National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III national championship in any sport
  • Led the Marlins to a 28-5 record and the national runner-up trophy in 2007
  • 2005-06 National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Division III National Coach of the Year; Molten/DIII News National Coach of the Year; D3hoops.com National Coach of the Year
  • 2005-06 and 2011-12 NABC South Region Coach of the Year and ODAC Coach of the Year
  • Macedo-coached teams have set eight of the top nine defensive averages in program history, the top eight marks for three-point field goals made, and the top five totals for points scored in a season
  • Spent two years as an assistant basketball coach for VWC, before taking over the head coaching duties
  • Prior to coming to VWC, he was a two-year assistant basketball coach at Wilkes University, his alma mater, where the team compiled a 46-11 record, earned two Freedom League championships, one Middle Atlantic Conference championship and made two trips to the NCAA tournament and one Final Four appearance
  • A four-year starting point guard for Wilkes, guiding the Colonels to an 89-22 record, two league championships, and two appearances in the NCAA's Elite Eight in 1995 and 1996
  • Inducted into the Somerset Athletic Hall of Fame in 2002
    Native of Fall River, Massachusetts
  • He and his wife Kristen are the proud parents of three children; Nolan(6), Lillian(4) and Declan(2)
The Macedo File
Year GP Won Loss Pct. League Pct. Accomplishments
2001 25 16 9 .640 11-7 .611  
2002 26 16 10 .615 14-4 .777  
2003 27 18 9 .667 12-6 .667  
2004 28 20 8 .714 11-7 .611 Old Dominion Athletic Conference tournament runner-up
2005 30 24 6 .800 13-5 .722 Old Dominion Athletic Conference tournament champion, NCAA 2nd round
2006 33 30 3 .909 17-1 .944 Old Dominion Athletic Conference tournament champion, NCAA National Champion
2007 33 28 5 .848 17-1 .944 NCAA Runner-Up
2008 30 23 7 .766 14-4 .777 Old Dominion Athletic Conference tournament runner-up, NCAA 2nd round
2009 30 17 13 .566 7-9 .437 Old Dominion Athletic Conference tournament champion, NCAA qualifier
2010 29 23 6 .793 12-4 .750 NCAA 2nd round
2011 30 25 5 .833 13-3 .812 NCAA Sweet 16
2012 31 27 4 .870 14-2 .875 Old Dominion Athletic Conference tournament champion, NCAA Elite 8
2013 31 23 8 .741 14-2 .875 Old Dominion Athletic Conference tournament runner-up, NCAA Sweet 16
12 383 290 93 .757 179-55 .764