Mac Morris has made his mark not just as an outstanding high school basketball coach but also as the co-executive director of the successful North Carolina Coaches Association and its annual clinic. A graduate of Roxboro High and Davidson College, Morris served at Greensboro’s Page High School from 1968 through ’96, including a 25-year run as head basketball coach. His Pirate teams had an outstanding record of 446-141 during his tenure, including winning the state 4-A title in ’79, ’83 and 1990. He also head men’s tennis coach at Page and won a state title in that sport in 1971. Morris has served on the NCCA staff since 1987 and is a member of the North Carolina Athletic Directors Association Hall of Fame and the Guilford County Sports Hall of Fame. The Page gymnasium is named in his honor.
July 8, 2019