Dan McHale

Dan McHale (born 1979)

Teams coached: Eastern Kentucky Colonels
Eastern Kentucky record: 38-55 (.409)
Overall record: 38-55 (.409)

Career Accomplishments:

  • NCAA National Championships:  0   
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  0   
  • NIT Championships:  0  
  • NIT Appearances:  0  

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2021-2022 New Mexico (special asst. to the HC)
2019-2021 New Mexico (asst)
2015-2018 Eastern Kentucky
2013-2015 Minnesota (asst)
2010-2013 Seton Hall (asst)
2007-2010 Iona (asst)
2005-2007 Louisville (video)
2004-2005 Manhattan (DBO)
2002-2004 Louisville (staff asst)

Dan McHale Facts

  • Daniel McHale
  • Born 1979
  • Hometown: Chatham, New Jersey
  • Alma Mater: University of Kentucky (BA, 2001)
  • Spent four years as a student assistant at Kentucky (1997-2001) under head coach Tubby Smith
  • Worked at Louisville as a staff assistant for Rick Pitino from 2002-04 and as director of video operations from 2005-2007
    • In between, McHale spent one year as Manhattan’s director of basketball operations under Bobby Gonzalez
  • First full-time assistant position came in 2007 when he joined Kevin Willard‘s staff at Iona
    • Followed Willard to Seton Hall in 2013, working on his staff for a total of six seasons
  • Spent two seasons as an assistant under Richard Pitino at Minnesota before becoming EKU head coach in 2015
  • After a year out of coaching, McHale was hired by Paul Weir in 2019 to be an assistant coach at New Mexico
  • Along with his wife, Jackie, has two daughters

Dan McHale Coaching Tree

  • Dan Bozzelli (Purchase College)