Heather Macy is a leading elite performance coach and one of only 300 EQ-certified basketball coaches in the country. In addition to one-on-one coaching and consulting, she currently travels around the country educating teams, coaches, and organizations on how to use EQ to become
an elite performer. Several of these presentations are currently published on CoachTube.com for download. She has been a speaker at some of the top coaching clinics and professional development events in the country, including USA Basketball and Nike Championship Clinics. Coach Macy is also a frequent speaker at corporate and leadership events on the topics of
leadership, teamwork, accountability, and discipline. She is currently hosting a 1-hour weekly Rising Coaches TV series discussing her book, Two Feet Forward: Everyday Lessons in Leadership. This book was a #1 new release in basketball coaching on Amazon.

Combined with her EQ Certification, in the spring of 2020, Coach Macy also received aspecialization in Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania.

With regard to basketball, Coach Macy is entering her third season with the Pride after being named head coach and Assistant Director of Athletics on September 24, 2020. Last year, Coach Macy led the Pride to a share of the regular season USA South East Division Championship, with a 17-1 conference record and 25-2 overall, the best in school history. The
Pride won 18 consecutive games until falling in the semi-finals of the conference tournament. She mentored two players to the All USA South First team, and her team finished in the top 10 of scoring offenses nationally, at over 84 points per game, as well as 9th nationally in scoring margin (24.4 points) and 13th nationally in field goal percentage (34.2%). She earned her 300th career victory in Greensboro’s February 12th win over Meredith.

In her first season as Pride Head Coach, the team started the season 1-7. GC ultimately finished the year with a 6-9 record, placing fourth in the conference.

Macy came back to the Pride family with more than 20 years of college coaching experience, including 15 years as a head coach. Most recently, Macy served as the head women’s basketball coach at Spartanburg Methodist College. During her lone season with the Pioneers,
Macy led her team to Region X regular-season and tournament championships while posting a 21-8 record and being named Region X Coach of the Year.

Prior to her one-year stint with the Pioneers, Macy served as the head women’s basketball coach at NCAA Division I, East Carolina University. Macy made her mark on the Pirates’ record books during her eight-year tenure as she became the all-time winningest coach in ECU history with 134 victories. Macy also led the purple and gold to three straight 20-win seasons (2013- 2015) and earned Conference USA Coach of the Year honors in 2013 after her team posted an overall record of 22-10, while going 11-5 in conference play.

Before making the jump to the Pirates, Macy served as a head coach on the NCAA Division II level for five seasons. She coached three seasons at Francis Marion University (2007-2010) and two seasons at Pfeiffer University (2005-2007). While at Francis Marion, Macy became the
first women’s basketball coach in the Peach Belt Conference’s history to win back-to-back Coach of the Year honors and guided her squads to three straight appearances in the NCAA Division II tournament, including a trip to the Sweet 16 in 2009. In addition to her honors at Francis Marion, Macy also earned CVAC (now known as Conference Carolinas) Coach of the Year accolades in 2007 after leading Pfeiffer to a 26-5 record. In addition to her time as a head coach, Macy also spent time as an assistant coach on the Division I (High Point and UMBC) and Division II levels, which started at Catawba College immediately following her graduation from Greensboro College. While obtaining her B.S. in Sport and Exercise Studies (Cum Laude) from Greensboro, Macy was a four-year member of the Pride women’s basketball team. During her playing career, Macy placed her name in the Greensboro College record books for three-point field goals attempted
and made, while also ranking 9th in all-time games played with 105. She was also inducted into the Greensboro College Athletics Hall of Fame as a member of the 1996 women’s basketball team on March 31, 2012. In addition to the Greensboro College Hall of Fame, Macy was also inducted into the Starmount High School Hall of Fame. In addition to her degree from Greensboro College, Macy also holds an M.S. in Human Performance and Recreation with a concentration in Administration from the University of
Southern Mississippi.

For more information, visit her website: https://go2feetin.com
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