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 Junior High 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.
Coach Mac lives outside of Boulder with his wife Pam, and twins Matthew and Grace.