Dickie McCarthy
Dickie McCarthy
Title: Assistant Director of Athletics - Internal Operations, Compliance
Phone: (931) 598-1323
Email: dmccarth@sewanee.edu
Year: 16th

Dickie McCarthy enters his 16th season with Sewanee Athletics, and he is in his fifth year working in an administrative role as Assistant Athletic Director of Internal Operations and Compliance. 

After 12 seasons and 106 wins, Dickie McCarthy, the winningest women's basketball coach in the program's history, accepted the Director of Internal Operations position in the summer of 2014. He was elevated to Assistant Athletic Director in March of 2016.

“Dickie brings outstanding skills to the athletic department’s internal operation,” said athletic director Mark Webb. “ He is highly professional and organized, and I’m delighted that he accepted this new role in the department.”

In 2005, McCarthy led the Tigers to the second most wins (19) in school history and was named the SCAC Coach of the Year.

On Dec. 10, 2016, McCarthy secured his 100th career win with 79-70 victory over Berea (Ky.)

McCarthy played basketball at Sewanee for two years before transferring to the University of Georgia, where he received his bachelor’s degree. He was a member of the 1974-75 Tiger team that finished 20-7 and received a bid to the inaugural Division III NCAA Tournament.

“It has been a rewarding 12 years coaching the women’s basketball team here at Sewanee,” said McCarthy. “I was blessed to coach many amazing student-athletes and hope that, in some way, I have touched their lives as much as they have touched mine.”

McCarthy is married to the former MarthaLee Warner, and they have two children, Kelli and Daniel, and they have six grandchildren, Drew, Ella, Lily, Hannah, Sadie and Suzanna. 

 

The McCarthy File
Year -- Overall W-L Record -- Conference W-L Record -- Notes

Year School W L PCT   CW CL CPCT Notes
2003-04 Sewanee 12 14 .462   7 7 .500  
2004-05 Sewanee 19 7 .731    10 4 .714  Most wins in school history
SCAC Coach of the Year
2005-06 Sewanee 11 14 .440    3 11 .214   
2006-07 Sewanee 9 16 .360    3 11 .214   
2007-08 Sewanee 9 17 .346    4 10 .286  
2008-09 Sewanee 4 20 .167    2 12 .143   
2009-10 Sewanee 6 19 .240    2 14 .125   
2010-11 Sewanee 2 23 .080    0 16 .000   
2011-12 Sewanee 10 14 .417    4 12 .250   
2012-13 Sewanee 6 19 .240    0 14 .000   
2013-14 Sewanee 9 17 .346    2 12 .143   
2016-17 Sewanee 9 16 .360   6 8 .429  
                   
TOTAL 12 Seasons 106 196 .351   43 131 .247