Mike McCaffrey enters his fifth season as a men’s basketball assistant coach in 2017-18.
In 2017-18, McCaffrey helped guide the Eagles to their third North Atlantic Conference (NAC) Championship and trip to the NCAA DIII Championship Tournament since returning to program prior to the 2013-14 season. Over that time frame, McCaffrey has contiuned to contributed to the winning tradition of Husson men’s basketball program that has resulted in four winning seasons with a combined 88-25 record, while coaching three NAC Players of the Year, one NAC Defensive Player of the Year, two Conference Tournament MVPs, an All-American, one ECAC New England Player of the Year and ten All-Conference, nine Conference All-Tournament, four NABC Honors Court, two NABC and d3Hoops.com All-Northeast Region Team, two All-ECAC New England, one All-State Rookie Team, and five All-State selections.
McCaffrey spent five seasons coaching youth travel basketball in Charlottesville, Va. from 2008-13 before relocating back to Bangor in the fall of 2013. Prior to coaching yourth travel basketball, McCaffrey was an assistant coach at Brunswick High School during one of the most successful runs in Maine High School boys basketball from 2002-06. The Dragons reached the Class A State Championship game twice in 2002 and 2006, while winning a gold ball once in 2002 with a 83-61 victory over Deering for their first State Championship in the school’s history.
McCaffrey was a four-year letterwinner as a shooting guard for the Braves from 1996-99 and one of the best three-point shooters in program history. He tallied 1,346 points, 254 rebounds, 254 assists and 106 steals in 121 career games played. The two-time captain helped guide the Braves to two Maine Athletic Conference (MAC) Championship and berths into the NAIA National Championship in 1997 and 1999, two MAC Regular Season Titles in 1998 and 1999 and a MAC Runner-Up finish in 1998.
The two-time All-MAC selection ranks third all-time in 3-point field goals made (239), 3-point field goals attempted (630), eighth in games played, tied for 15th in field goals attempted (1,152), tied for 17th in assists, 20th in points scored, tied for 24th in free throws made (227), and tied for 25th in 3-point field goal percentage (.379).
Off the court, McCaffrey was named NAIA Academic All-Amercan in 1999, becoming the first player in program history to achieve this honor.
McCaffrey became the 68th member of men’s basketball program to be inducted into the Husson Sports Hall of Fame, when he was enshirined into the Hall of Fame on December 6, 2013.
McCaffrey graduated with honors in 1999 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Adminstration with an emphasis in Marketing.
A native of Glassboro, N.J., McCaffrey attended Gloucester Catholic High School. He and his wife, Kelly (Class of '99), reside in Bangor, Maine with their three boys Quin, Collin and Cameron.