Sackville, NB - Mounties Athletics and Recreation is pleased to announce the addition of Mike MacDougall (Riverview, NB) to the Mounties men's basketball coaching staff.
MacDougall has more than 20 years of coaching experience at the high school level. He started his coaching career at Morell High school while attending university at UPEI. He then returned to his alma mater where he coached at the Junior varsity level winning a provincial championship for
RHS. He then moved up to be an assistant coach at the varsity level winning a provincial championship in 2004, and co-coached Riverview High to the NB AAA boys varsity basketball championship in 2014.
"We are thrilled to add the experience and expertise that Coach MacDougall brings to our program," offered Mounties Head Coach Steve Chapman. "We are serious about building a championship culture at Mount Allison and Mike is a great asset to help us do so."
Mike also served as an assistant coach for the New Brunswick U15 provincial team in 2005, and also completed a 2 year term as a board member for Basketball New Brunswick. In 2013, Mike opened a basketball development company with Serge Langis called Sweat Academy, which is focused on developing elite basketball players from both the high school and university level.
Mike has been married for 18 years to his supportive wife Jennifer, and is also the proud father of two children, his son Braeden (15 years old) and his daughter Maegan (12 years old).
The Mounties qualified for CCAA Nationals in 2016-2017 for the first time in the program's history.