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Lucas McKay
Position: Assistant Video Services Director
Lucas McKay is in his fourth season as an assistant director of video services with the men's basketball program. Head Coach Brad Brownell announced McKay as part of his staff shortly after becoming the 22nd head coach in Clemson history. McKay came to Tigertown after serving as Brownell's administrative assistant at Wright State from 2007-10.

"I've known Lucas since he was 17 years old, when he was a manager for me at UNC Wilmington," Brownell said. "He's an incredibly hard worker. He's a guy who's used to putting in 16-hour days. He's a behind-the-scenes kind of guy. He's very good with video, and he's got a great feel for basketball. He's hungry to learn and move up in this profession. He's from Raleigh and he loves the ACC. He's unbelievably appreciative of the opportunity to be here at Clemson."

McKay was an important part of the Tiger staff in 2010-11, when Clemson compiled a 22-12 overall record and advanced to the NCAA Tournament for a record fourth straight season. The Tigers were 9-7 in the ACC and earned a first-round bye in the ACC Tournament by virtue of being the No. 4 seed in the conference. Clemson also won its first NCAA Tournament game in 14 years in 2011 when the Tigers knocked off UAB, 70-52, in Dayton, OH as part of the "First Four" round.

In year two, the Tigers were 16-15 overall, but rallied to an 8-8 conference record. It was Clemson's fifth straight season at .500 or better in ACC play, a program record. The Tigers knocked off three eventual NCAA Tournament foes, including Sweet 16 participant NC State, during the 2011-12 season.  In year three, McKay was part of a staff that saw the Tigers finish in the top 35 nationally in scoring defense, while also committing the fewest turnovers per game in Clemson history.

McKay worked under Brownell as a student manager at UNC Wilmington from 2003-06. He was a manager on Brownell's last team at UNC Wilmington, the 2005-06 squad that went 25-8 and won the Colonial Athletic Association championship en route to an NCAA Tournament appearance. The Seahawks compiled a 59-33 record while McKay was a manager with the team.

McKay earned his undergraduate degree in political science from UNC Wilmington in December of 2006. He has worked several regional and national camps, including ones at Clemson, as a coach and administrator. After graduation, he spent one year as an assistant coach at Harrells Christian Academy before rejoining Brownell at Wright State in 2007.

He worked as an administrative assistant under Brownell at Wright State. In three seasons with the Raider program, Brownell's teams put together an overall record of 61-35. McKay oversaw the day-to-day organization of the basketball office. His duties included supervision of the managerial staff, organizing recruiting mailouts, arranging travel and video editing. He earned his master's degree in student affairs in higher education from Wright State in June of 2009.

McKay is married to the former Lindsay Martin of Newton, NC.  They have a son, Ethan.
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