Brac Brady is gearing up for another season. Brac's team finished last season 14-10 regular season and lost in the semi-final game against the eventual conference winner CMCC. Brac returned to Machias in 2013 after one season at Tennessee Temple as the Head Men's Basketball Coach and Assistant Athletic Director. During the one season at Temple the Crusaders won the Mid-East Region Championship and finished in seventh place at the National Christian College Athletic Association National Tournament with a final 23-13 mark. Brady was named the Mid-East Region 2012-13 Coach of the Year.
Prior to Temple Brady spent seven years at the University of Maine at Machias. Brady was the Athletic Director and Head Men's Basketball Coach at Machias and also served as Assistant Athletic Director, Director of EEO and Adjunct Instructor in Mathematics during different periods of his employment.
In seven seasons as the head men's basketball coach Brady led the Clippers to a 120-78 record and a regular season Sunrise Conference Championship in 2007. The Clippers also qualified for the USCAA Nationals in 2011-12 by way of receiving an at large bid. Brady was named Sunrise Conference Coach of the year in 2008-09 and 2009-10 before being named as Yankee Small College Conference Coach of the Year in 2011-12 following Machias change in conference affiliation.
Prior to working at Machias, Brady worked at Manatee Community College in Bradenton, Fla., where he served as head men's basketball coach from 1999-2005. While at Manatee, Brady took a program that had a winless season and guided it to an 18-win season in 2003-04. Brady also served as an assistant coach for one season, in 1998-99, prior to being named head coach atMCC.
In addition to his duties as head men's basketball coach, Brady assisted in the mathematics department at MCC as an instructional assistant and was an adjunct physical education instructor from 1998 to 2003. He also served as a mathematics teacher at Bayshore High School in Bradenton, Fla., concurrent with his coaching work at MCC.
A Dean's list student and 1996 graduate of Palm Beach Atlantic College with a Bachelor's Degree in Physical Education and Secondary Education, Brady earned Academic All-American honors while a member of the men's basketball team. He was a three year started for the Sailfish, and completed his collegiate career with school records for three-pointers in a game, season, and career. Brady was named PBAC's rookie athlete of the year in 1994.
Brady received his master's degree in Physical Education and Teacher Education from Florida State University in 1997.