Chris Mack

Chris Mack (born December 30, 1969)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: College of Charleston Cougars
Current conference: Coastal Athletic Association (CAA)
Xavier record: 215-97 (.689)
Louisville record: 68-37 (.648)
College of Charleston: 0-0 (.000)
Overall record: 283-134 (.679)

Career Accomplishments:


Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2024-present College of Charleston
2018-2022 Louisville
2009-2018 Xavier
2004-2009 Xavier (asst)
2001-2004 Wake Forest (asst)
1999-2001 Xavier (DBO)

Chris Mack Facts

  • Christopher Lee Mack
  • Born December 30, 1969
  • Hometown: North College Hill, Ohio
  • Alma Mater: Xavier University (BA, 1992)
  • Played for two seasons for Jim Crews at Evansville and then two seasons for Pete Gillen at Xavier, graduating from XU in 1993
  • First coaching jobs were at McAuley HS and Mount Notre Dame HS, both in the Cincinnati area
  • Spent five seasons on the staff of the late Skip Prosser – two as DBO at Xavier and three as an assistant at Wake Forest
    • Prosser was a Xavier assistant when Mack played for the Musketeers
  • Was an assistant to Sean Miller at Xavier for five seasons before taking over as head coach in 2009
    • Led the Musketeers to eight NCAA Tournaments in nine years, including a trip to the 2017 Elite Eight
    • Won three conference regular season titles (two Atlantic 10 and one Big East)
  • Signed a seven-year deal in March 2018 to become the head coach at Louisville
    • Through three and a half seasons, Mack was 68-37 with the Cardinals
    • In January 2022, Mack and Louisville reached a separation agreement ending his tenure as head coach
  • Hired in April 2024 to be the new head coach at College of Charleston, replacing his own former assistant, Pat Kelsey

Chris Mack Coaching Tree