Stacy McIntyre begins her third season as Air Force assistant coach for women’s basketball for the 2017-16 season. A veteran of 13 years coaching, McIntyre comes to the academy after a season as an assistant coach for the Yale women’s basketball program.
McIntyre has worked with Air Force head coach Chris Gobrecht at two stops. Prior to her one season at Yale, McIntyre was part of Gobrecht’s staff at the University of Southern California to seven seasons. McIntyre also has previous ties to the Mountain West, spending three seasons as an assistant coach at the University of Nevada.
In her time at USC, McIntyre assisted in all facets of game preparation, oversaw NCAA compliance matters and was involved in all aspects of recruiting student-athletes. Her efforts helped assemble a pair of Top-10 recruiting classes that included Ebony Hoffman and Eshaya Murphy, who were taken in the first and second round of the WNBA draft, respectively. McIntyre also helped the program to a pair of postseason appearances in 2000 and 2002.
McIntyre began her coaching career at Nevada where she was in charge of all aspects of the recruiting process and also oversaw the team travel and recruiting budgets for the Wolfpack. McIntyre also has experience working with the Nike Women's Basketball Skills Academy where she oversaw all event and facility planning.
McIntyre enjoyed a standout career at the University of Kentucky and finished her career ninth all-time in scoring (1,215) and sixth in steals (189). A two-time captain, she led the team in scoring twice and was named to the All-SEC Second Team and was an All-Academic SEC selection in 1992. McIntyre also led the Wildcats to the NCAA Tournament in 1991.
McIntyre graduated from Kentucky in 1994 with a bachelor's degree in physical education and a minor in health. She also has a teacher's certification.