Chris Markwood

Head Men’s Basketball Coach
University of Maine


2022 – Present: Head Coach, University of Maine

2021 – 2022: Assistant Coach, Boston College

2014 – 2021: Associate Head Coach (18-21)/Recruiting Coordinator, Northeastern University

2011 – 2014: Assistant Coach, University of Vermont

2006 – 2011: Assistant Coach, University of Maine

2002 – 2005: Player/Team Captain (04-05), University of Maine

2000 – 2002 : Player, University of Notre Dame


2005: University of Maine, Bachelors, Business Administration and Sociology


Hometown: Portland, ME

Family: Ashley (Wife) & London, Malia (Children)

Career Highlights

In 2020, was named the top Assistant Coach in the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) (Jeff Goodman – Stadium)

Over the last 11 seasons (2011 to 2022), has helped lead two different Division I programs to a combined total of six 21+ win seasons, four conference regular season championships, three conference tournament championships, and five post-season berths (three NCAA Tournaments)

In 2021-22 (first season), helped lead BC to a nine-win improvement (13) from the season prior to arrival

From 2014 to 2021, has helped lead Northeastern to a 129-89 (.592) overall and 75-44 (.630) CAA record, three 23-win seasons, three CAA Regular Season Championships, two CAA Tournament Championships, and two NCAA Tournament berths

In 2014-15, assisted Northeastern to the program’s first conference championship and NCAA Tournament berth in 24 seasons

Northeastern’s scoring defense finished 1st in the CAA in 2019-20

From 2011 to 2014, helped lead Vermont to a 67-35 (.657) overall and 38-9 (.813) America East Conference record, three 21+ win seasons, one America East Conference Regular Season Championship, one America East Conference Tournament Championship, and three post-season berths (one NCAA Tournament – 2nd round appearance)

In 2009-10, assisted Maine to the third-most single-season wins (t-19) in program history

As a Division I Assistant Coach, has recruited and coached 25 all-conference team selections, as well as one Player of the Year, one Rookie of the Year, and three Defensive Players of the Year

From 2000 to 2002, helped guide Notre Dame to a 42-21 (.667) overall record, one Big East Conference Regular Season Championship, and two NCAA Tournament berths before transferring to finish his college playing career in his home-state at Maine

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