ECHL Coaches Profiles
Tony MacAulay
Roanoke Express

This is the 25th in a series of biographies on the 31 men behind the benches of the ECHL in 2003-04.

Tomorrow: Steve Martinson of the San Diego Gulls

Tony MacAulay is in his first full season as Head Coach of Roanoke. MacAulay took over as Head Coach of the Express on January 29, 2003 after beginning the season as Assistant Coach/Assistant General Manager. Roanoke went 15-7-3 in its final 25 games and made the postseason for the 10th time in the team’s 10-year history. A defenseman, MacAulay began his professional career in the ECHL scoring seven points (1g-6a) in 57 regular season games and appearing in four postseason games with Hampton Roads in 1994-95. Following a season in Sweden and stints as assistant coach/assistant general manager for a Canadian Junior team and at St. Mary’s University in his hometown of Halifax, Nova Scotia, MacAulay returned to the ECHL in 1998-99 and scored four points (1g-3a) in 18 regular season games and played in five postseason games for Chesapeake. Prior to joining the Express, MacAulay was head coach at DeMatha Catholic High School located outside of Washington, D.C. MacAulay won four state titles and advanced to the state championship game in each of his five seasons at DeMatha and is the winningest coach in school history with a 134-55-10 record. MacAulay, who was named Coach of the Year by the Washington Post in 2002, was also head coach and general manager for the Washington Junior B Capitals for two seasons. MacAulay and his wife, Tina, live in Roanoke with their daughter, Savannah.

Coaching Record

 Regular Season PlayoffsSeason Team G W L T G W L2002-03 Roanoke (ECHL) 25 15 7 3 3 1 2 ECHL Totals 25 15 7 3 3 1 2