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

  • Received his bachelor's and master's degrees from Wilkes University
  • Inducted into the Wilkes University Hall of Fame on February 7, 2015
  • Only the fourth head coach in the 41-year history of the men's basketball program
  • 2015-16 marks Coach Macedo's 16th season as head coach at Virginia Wesleyan College, where he has guided the Marlins to a 341-106 record overall, a 194-62 regular-season mark in Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) competition and to 11-straight NCAA tournament appearances with a 25-10 NCAA tournament record
  • Most recently led the 2014-15 Marlins' team to an NCAA Division III Final Four appearance
  • 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 2014, and to six regular-season first-place finishes
  • Has coached Marlin teams to a 25-10 record in NCAA tournament games, helping to establish VWC as Virginia's Division III all-time leader in NCAA tournament victories with an overall record of 26-16
  • 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
  • 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(7), Lillian(5) and Declan(3)
The Macedo File
Year   GP     Won     Loss     Pct.   League   Pct.      Accomplishments    
  2000-01  25 16 9 .640 11-7 .611  
2001-02 26 16 10 .615 14-4 .777  
2002-03 27 18 9 .667 12-6 .667  
2003-04 28 20 8 .714 11-7 .611

ODAC tournament runner-up

2004-05 30 24 6 .800 13-5 .722 ODAC tournament champion
NCAA second round 
2005-06 33 30 3 .909 17-1 .944

ODAC tournament champion
NCAA National Champion 

2006-07 33 28 5 .848 17-1 .944 NCAA runner-up
2007-08 30 23 7 .766 14-4 .777 ODAC tournament runner-up
NCAA second round 
2008-09 30 17 13 .566 7-9 .437 ODAC tournament champion
NCAA qualifier 
2009-10 29 23 6 .793 12-4 .750 NCAA second round
2010-11 30 25 5 .833 13-3 .812 NCAA Sweet 16
2011-12 31 27 4 .870 14-2 .875 ODAC tournament champion
NCAA Elite 8 
2012-13 31 23 8 .741 14-2 .875 ODAC tournament runner-up
NCAA Sweet 16 
2013-14 31 24 7 .774 12-4 .750 ODAC tournament champion
NCAA Sweet 16 
2014-15 33 27 6 .818 13-3 .813 ODAC tournament runner-up
NCAA Final Four 
15 yrs. 447 341 106 .763 204-62 .767