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)/Assistant Cocah & 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 2022-23 (first season), led Maine to the program’s most single-season (13) and America East Conference (7) wins in 13 seasons – rebuilt a program that had not won more than nine games during a single-season in the nine seasons prior to his arrival (52-202 (.205) record during span)

As Maine’s Head Coach, has recruited and coached four America East All-Conference Team selections, as well as one Defensive Player of the Year

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

In 2021-22 (first season), assisted BC to a nine-win improvement (13) from the season prior to the staff’s arrival

From 2014 to 2021, helped lead Northeastern to six winning seasons, 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

From 2011 to 2014, helped lead Vermont to 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)

As a student-athlete at Notre Dame, helped lead the program to 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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