Awards & Honors

Heather Macy became the first coach in program history to lead the Pirates to three straight postseason berths spanning from 2012-2015. Macy also led the Pirates to its third consecutive 20-win season, capping off the 2014-2015 campaign with a 22-11 record. In their first season in the highly competitive American Athletic Conference, Macy’s Pirates led the league in steals and offensive rebounds. This season also saw Macy record her 200th career victory with a win over SMU on January 21, 2015.

Macy’s leadership and commitment to excellence has been recognized both on and off the court. She was awarded the 2012-2013 Conference USA Coach of the Year and is a perennial featured speaker at the Nike Championship Basketball Clinic in Las Vegas, NV.


A few of the awards, honors, and accomplishments include:

  • 1 of 32 invited to WBCA Head Coaches Leadership

  • Featured Nike Championship Basketball Clinic Speaker

  • 200 + Career Wins

  • Three Straight Post Season appearances 2012 – 2013, 2013 – 2014, 2014 – 2015

  • 2006-07 CVAC Coach-of-the-Year

  • 2007-08 Peach Belt Conference Coach-of-the-Year

  • 2008-09 Peach Belt Conference Coach-of-the-Year

  • 2006-10 Four-Straight NCAA Tournament Appearances

  • 2007-09 Led the nation in scoring offense and steals per game

  • 2012-13 C-USA Coach-of-the-Year