MacIntyre
Quick Facts
College:
Miami, Fla., 1961
Years at Liberty:
Fourth
George MacIntyre
Assistant Head Coach
Running Backs

A coach who brings a wide range of coaching experience to the program, George MacIntyre is in his fourth season on the coaching staff as the assistant head coach and running backs coach. His first two seasons were spent as the defensive coordinator, before he switched over to the offensive side of the ball last season to work with the running backs.

MacIntyre brings with him a wide range of experience, spanning from high school to the collegiate levels. He came to Liberty in 1995, after serving as the athletic director and head football coach of Episcopal High School in Jacksonville, Fla.

Prior to his coaching stint in Jacksonville, Fla., MacIntyre was the head coach at Vanderbilt University from 1978 to 1985. Before he was named head coach, the Commodores had collected just five wins in the previous four years. MacIntyre led his team to the Hall of Fame Bowl in 1982, marking only the third time Vanderbilt had made a bowl appearance in the history of the program.

During the 1982 season, he led the Commodores to an 8-3 record, while earning Southeastern Conference Coach of the Year honors. He also earned Sporting News National Coach of the Year and the coveted Bobby Dodd National Coach of the Year and was selected to coach in the Blue-Gray Game.

After serving as head coach at Vanderbilt for seven years, MacIntyre became Vice-President with the Southwestern Company in Nashville, Tenn., where he started the Winning Edge Division with college athletes working during the summer.

MacIntyre was the head coach at Tennessee-Martin from 1975 to 1977. He also had stints as an assistant coach at Miami, Fla. (1964-68), Tampa (1968-70), Clemson (1970-73), Vanderbilt (1973-75) and Mississippi (1977-78).

A native Floridian, MacIntyre graduated from the University of Miami, Fla. in 1961, where he was a three-year letterman as a quarterback for the Hurricanes. He and his wife, Betty, have two children, Michael and Matt. Michael, an assistant football coach at Temple University is married and has two children. Matt is married and lives in Nashville, Tenn.