Bruce MacGregor
Bruce MacGregor
Title: Assistant Coach
Phone: 207-941-7091
Email: [email protected]
Alma Mater: Springfield '66
Seasons: 23rd

CHAMPIONSHIPS (26): 1978 (NAIA District V), 1978 (MEGIA), 1999 (MAC), 1999 (NAIA Region 10), 1999 (MEIGA), 2000 (MAC), 2000 (MEIGA), 2001 (MAC), 2001 (NEIGA), 2001 (NAIA Region 10), 2002 (Sunrise), 2002 (MEIGA), 2002 (NEIGA), 2002 (NAIA Region 10), 2003 (NAC), 2003 (MEIGA), 2003 (NEIGA), 2004 (NAC), 2005 (MEIGA), 2005 (NEIGA), 2006 (NAC), 2006 (MEIGA), 2007 (NAC), 2007 (MEIGA), 2008 (NAC), 2008 (MEIGA)

NATIONAL TOURNAMENT APPEARANCES (7): 1978 (NAIA), 1999 (NAIA), 2000 (NAIA), 2002 (NAIA), 2006 (NCAA), 2007 (NCAA), 2008 (NCAA)

COACH OF THE YEAR (9): 1978 (NAIA District V), 1999 (MAC), 1999 (NAIA Northeast), 2000 (MAC), 2001 (MAC), 2002 (Sunrise), 2002 (NAIA Northeast), 2003 (NAC), 2006 (NAC)

CAREER RECORD: 1,166-471 (.679)

Bruce MacGregor, the winningest coach in program history and Husson University Athletics' history, enters his seventh season as an assistant coach with the Husson men's golf team and his 23rd season on the staff in 2018-19.

PAST SEASONS:

MacGregor returned to the men's golf program prior to the 2012-13 season after taking a three-year hiatus from coaching after serving as it's head coach for 16 seasons (1994-09). During his second stint at the helm of the program, MacGregor's teams produced an overall record of 1,152-471 (.710), winning 89 tournaments, 24 championships and made six National Tournament Appearances. His players earned 44 All-Conference, 35 MEIGA All-State, 12 NEIGA All-New England, one GCAA All-Northeast, ten NAIA All-Region X, six Conference Golfer of the Year award, five Conference Rookie of the Year award and one NEGIA Guy Tedesco Award selections.

MacGregor was recognized as Conference Coach of Year six times, NAIA Northeast Region Coach of the Year twice and was chosen as the NEIGA's Gordon McCullough Award recipient in 2008.

His first stint came in the spring of 1979, when he appointed himself head coach after Hall of Fame head coach and then Director of Athletics Keith Mahaney left Husson for the corporate world. He led the Braves to a 14-0 record, which included capturing the program's first Maine Intercollegiate Golf Association (MEGIA) Championship and the program's six NAIA District V Championship. For his efforts, MacGregor was award the 1978-79 NAIA District V Coach of the Year.

MacGregor was the Husson head men's basketball coach for 26 seasons from 1969-94 and has the most victories in program history with 545. His teams captured five NAIA District V Championships, six conference titles, and made seven trips to the NAIA National Championship Tournament. He was named District Coach of the Year five times (1970, 1976, 1979, 1989, 1990), State Coach of the Year five times (1970, 1976, 1979, 1989, 1990), and Conference Coach of the Year twice (1989, 1990).

MacGregor also coached baseball at Husson for 11 seasons from 1969-79, first serving as an assistant coach under Del Merrill (1969-73) and the program's 11th head coach after Merrill retired from coaching after the 1973 season. In his six years as the Skipper of the Husson baseball program, MacGregor complied an overall record of 77-68-1, winning three conference championships in 1974, 1975, and 1976 and the 1975 NAIA District V Championship.

MacGregor was inducted into the Husson Sports Hall of Fame in 1998, the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Hall of Fame in 1999, the Maine Sports Hall of Fame in 2000, and the New England Basketball Hall of Fame in 2006, the Maine Basektball Hall of Fame in 2015.

During his 50 years at Husson, MacGregor has complied an overall record of 1,788-723-1 (.712). He also served as Husson's Director of Athletics from 1978-1984.

PREVIOUSLY:

Before coming to Husson in 1968, MacGregor was a teacher and coach at Reading Memorial High School.

PERSONAL:

MacGregor earned a Bachelor of Science in education from Springfield College in 1966, Master of Education from Salem State University in 1968 and Doctor of Philosphy from the University of Maine in 1972.

Bruce and his wife, Christine, have three children: Betsy, David and Jill;