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FAU Turns to ‘Mac’


FAU Turns to ‘Mac’

Nice article on Coach McCormack…

"Many coaches don’t usually get their start while hanging out at a friend’s house. But then again, first-year Florida Atlantic head coach John McCormack’s journey is anything but typical.

'I hired John initially to babysit a disgruntled senior, and I was afraid he was going to be moping around,' longtime Owls head coach Kevin Cooney said. 'I put his best friend on the staff to keep his spirits up. I figured John needed some help.'

The year was 1991 and McCormack had just graduated from nearby Lynn University, where he often played fall ball against his future employer.

Eighteen years later, 'Mac' leaves the ranks of assistant and takes over for Cooney, who retired after 21 years with the program

FAU Turns to ‘Mac’
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