Brac Brady

Brac Brady enters his first season at Tennessee Temple this year.  Brady will serve the Crusaders as the Assistant Athletic Director and Head Men's Basketball Coach.  "I am very excited to join the staff at Tennessee Temple.  I look forward to being a part of the process that builds the athletics department into one that everyone can be proud.  I am also very much looking forward to working with the student athletes that make Tennessee Temple such a wonderful place." What a topic for college essay


Brady comes to Temple after working 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 and after a change in conference was named Yankee Small College Conference Coach of the Year in 2011-12. 


Prior to working at Machias, Brady worked at Manatee Community College in Bradenton, Florida, 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, 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. 

Brady resides in Chattanooga with his wife Bridgitte.