Tom McCartney, better known as Coach Mac, has served as head coach of the Fairview football program since 1993. He graduated from the University of Northern Colorado in 1989, and began his teaching/coaching career at Boulder's Burbank Middle School (now Manhattan Middle School) in 1989. In 1990, he moved on to a coaching position at the University of Colorado, working alongside his father, legendary football coach Bill McCartney. In 1993, he accepted the head football coaching job at Fairview.
Mac lives in Boulder with his wife Pam, and twins Grace and Matthew. Says Coach Mac, "They love attending games and don't take losses quite as hard as their Dad."