David Muchnick
David Muchnick
Title: Head Men's Basketball Coach
Phone: 207.326.2452
Email: david.muchnick@mma.edu
Year: Third Season
Hometown: Oceanside, N.Y.
Previous College: SUNY-Geneseo '05

After joining the Maine Maritime Academy staff in July 2014, Muchnick guided the Mariners to a 3-22 overall record in his first year, and a 5-20 record in 2015-16.

After graduating only two seniors last season, the Mariners return over 90 percent of their scoring from the 2015-16 season.

At Kings Point, he served as the Mariners assistant coach for three-and-half years and interim head coach for half of the 2013-2014 season.

He coached a Landmark Player of the Year and Honorable Mention Division III All-American, four All-Landmark First Team selections and three All-Landmark Second Team players. On the recruiting trail, Muchnick brought in a 10-person class in 2012 that represented nine different states.

At the end of the 2013-14 season, Muchnick received Merchant Marine Academy’s Dr. Stephen “Bill” Omeltchenko Coach of the Year Award.

Muchnick assumed the head coaching position at Merchant Marine in January when the Mariners were 6-8. With Muchnick at the helm USMMA compiled a 6-6 record the remainder of the season, including victories in 6 of 7 games, and a berth in the Landmark Conference playoffs.

Prior to coaching at Merchant Marine Academy, Muchnick was the top assistant at Denison University from 2008-2010. He recruited the 2009-10 NCAC Newcomer of the Year and was in charge of offensive execution, scouting, recruiting and perimeter development.

Muchnick was the top assistant at SUNY Cortland from 2005-2008 and helped the Red Dragons to a 55-29 record during his tenure, highlighted by a NCAA Division III Tournament second round appearance in 2006.

Muchnick is a 2005 graduate of SUNY Geneseo with a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications. He was a four-year member of the basketball team and was a captain his senior season. Muchnick finished in the top 10 in program history with a 41.4% three-point percentage and helped his team go 60-47, including a 20-9 mark and ECAC Championship in 2003-04. Muchnick earned a Master of Science degree in Sports Management in 2008 from SUNY Cortland.

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