Mike McConathy

John Michael McConathy (born December 27, 1955) is the winningest college basketball coach in Louisiana history. He is currently the head men's basketball coach at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana.[1] He was reared in Bossier City and from 1983 to 1999 was the basketball coach at Bossier Parish Community College, originally an entity of the Bossier Parish School Board.

Mike McConathy
Current position
TitleHead coach
TeamNorthwestern State
ConferenceSouthland
Record310–336 (.480)
Biographical details
Born (1955-12-27) December 27, 1955 (age 64)
Playing career
1973–1977Louisiana Tech
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1983–1999Bossier Parish CC
1999–presentNorthwestern State
Head coaching record
Overall310–336 (.480)
TournamentsNCAA: 1–3 (.250)
CIT: 0–1
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
Awards
As player:

As head coach:

  • 2× Southland Coach of the Year (2005, 2006)

He is the son of the late John McConathy, a former NBA player who was selected fifth overall in the 1951 NBA Draft. John McConathy was a superintendent of the Bossier Parish School Board prior to his retirement in 1983.[2]

Head coaching recordEdit

Statistics overview
Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Northwestern State Demons (Southland Conference) (1999–present)
1999–2000 Northwestern State 17–13 11–7 T–4th
2000–01 Northwestern State 19–13 11–9 T–4th NCAA Round of 64
2001–02 Northwestern State 13–18 8–10 9th
2002–03 Northwestern State 6–21 6–14 10th
2003–04 Northwestern State 11–17 8–8 T–5th
2004–05 Northwestern State 21–12 13–3 T–1st
2005–06 Northwestern State 26–8 15–1 1st NCAA Round of 32
2006–07 Northwestern State 17–15 10–6 1st (East)
2007–08 Northwestern State 15–18 9–7 T–2nd (East)
2008–09 Northwestern State 11–20 3–13 T–5th (East)
2009–10 Northwestern State 10–19 5–11 T–4th (East)
2010–11 Northwestern State 18–14 10–6 2nd (East)
2011–12 Northwestern State 16–16 8–8 3rd (East)
2012–13 Northwestern State 23–9 15–3 2nd NCAA Round of 64
2013–14 Northwestern State 17–14 12–6 4th
2014–15 Northwestern State 19–13 13–5 T–3rd CIT First Round
2015–16 Northwestern State 8–20 5–13 12th
2016–17 Northwestern State 13–16 7–11 T–8th
2017–18 Northwestern State 4–25 1–17 13th
2018–19 Northwestern State 11–20 6–12 11th
2019–20 Northwestern State 15–15 11–9 T–4th
Northwestern State: 310–336 (.480) 187–179 (.511)
Total: 310–336 (.480)

      National champion         Postseason invitational champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Mike McConathy". Northwestern State University. Retrieved June 3, 2018.
  2. ^ LA Tech Hall of Famer: Mike McConathy. Retrieved on February 6, 2013.