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Mark McCaleb

Mark McCaleb

PROFILE DETAILS

Experience: 18 Years
Last Association: New Jersey Institute of Technology

Mark McCaleb

Mark McCaleb comes back to Blue Star Basketball in 2016 after a couple of years away from a college sideline. His most recent stint at New Jersey’s Institute of Technology was from 2012-14.

Prior to his time at NJIT, McCaleb has served McCaleb has served as both an assistant and a head coach at the collegiate level, beginning in 1996. He has been an assistant at three different Division I programs (Central Connecticut, Northeastern, and Delaware) and was a successful head coach in a seven-year stretch, beginning in 2003-04 at Division III Saint Joseph's (Maine) and continuing in the ensuing six years at Division II Bridgeport. Most recently, he was an assistant coach in 2011-12 at Division III Springfield.

As the head coach at Bridgeport, McCaleb took over a program that was 3-24 overall in 2003-04, the year before he took over, and led a stunning 19-win leap to 22-9 in his first season at the helm. McCaleb guided Bridgeport to two NCAA Tournament appearances (2004-05 and 2009-10), posting a 103-71 record, including a 20-10 mark in his final season (2009-10). His record at Saint Joseph's was 13-12, giving him a seven-year head coaching mark of 116-83.

In his most recent Division I stop in 2010-11, he assisted at Delaware, which won 20 games and reached the Women's National Invitation Tournament. He assisted at Central Connecticut from 1996 to 2001 and at Northeastern from 2001 to 2003.

A 1989 physical education graduate of the University of Massachusetts, McCaleb earned his Master degree in Athletic Administration in 1995 from Springfield College. From 1993-95, he served as the Pride’s first assistant and recruiting coordinator. In 1995, McCaleb took on two coaching responsibilities, serving as the head coach of the AAU girl’s basketball team, the Mass State Running Rebels, and the head varsity job at Southwick-Tolland (CT) Regional High School.

Mark is no stranger to Blue Star having been a part of the organization earlier in his career. Plus, he and Chris Mennig go all the way back to their time sharing a dorm room for nearly a month working Geno Auriemma’s Summer Camps in the summer of 1995. McCaleb presently resides in New Jersey.