GCC Men's Basketball
Coach: Dennis Mackey
Dennis Mackey was hired as an instructor and women’s basketball coach at Gogebic Community College prior to the 1988-89 school year. He was appointed to the Athletic Director position during the summer of 2006. He was appointed men's basketball coach during the spring of 2007.
Throughout his 19 seasons as coach, the Lady Samsons have posted a 256-227 record, winning two Region XIII championships, and advancing to the NJCAA National Tournament once (1995). Coach Mackey has twice been named Region XIII Coach of the Year.
Dennis is a graduate of Ewen-Trout Creek High School where he lettered four years in varsity basketball under Coach Tom Caudill. Following high school, Dennis attended GCC and played basketball for the Samsons under Coach Deke Routheaux in 1982-83 & 1983-84. After earning an Associate’s Degree in Business at GCC, Dennis transferred to Northern Michigan University where he completed a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Business Administration with a Management emphasis. He completed his MBA degree at Lake Superior State University in 1993.
Coach Mackey is also a business instructor at Gogebic Community College. He primarily teaches accounting and economics at this time, but has also taught other business and math courses throughout his tenure at GCC. Dennis resides in Ironwood with his wife Andrea and their three children Caitlin, Jessica, & Adam.
Student-Athlete Physical Form
Student-athletes at Gogebic Community College must receive a satisfactory sports physical prior to participating in any intercollegiate sports activity. Before a student-athlete may practice, he/she must have this physical form on file with the Athletic Director. Completion of this physical is the responsibility of the student-athlete prior to the beginning of the sport season. Please note: a successfully passed physical is valid for the academic year. Click here to access the physical form. Bring the form to your physician and return the completed form to the Athletic Director.
Men's Basketball Team Info
2012-2013 Men's Basketball Schedule
2012-2013 Men's Basketball Roster
2012-2013 Men's Basketball Team Photos
2012-2013 Men's Basketball Results
Check out the recent write-ups in the Ironwood Daily Globe.
2010-2011 Basketball Season Record
Gogebic Community College Samsons: 21 wins, 12 losses
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GCC Basketball Booster Club
The GCC Basketball Booster Club was formed in 1993 to support the men's and women's basketball programs. Yearly projects include fundraising activities for athletic scholarships, equipment and supplies, and general support of the programs.
Dues are $25 for singles, $40 for couples, or $10 for students each year. Meetings are held monthly throughout the basketball season. To become a Booster Club Member, print and fill out this form.
Dennis Mackey, Ext. 244
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