Charlie Mason
New England College
Charlie Mason
Head Men's Basketball Coach
New England College (NH)
Division 3

Charlie Mason completed his 17th season as the Head Coach of the New England College Mens Basketball team in 2018-19. Under Mason, the Pilgrims have achieved unprecedented success on the court and in the classroom over the past two years.   The Grims completed the 2018-19 season with their best record-ever (22-4) and the team won a second consecutive regular season conference championship.  The NEC Mens Basketball program also set a new mark for most consecutive wins (11).  Additionally, under Masons tutelage, Calvin Cheek was recognized as New England Collegiate Conference Defensive Player of the Year and Jamal Allen was named Rookie of the Year.  Furthermore, Ricky Leonard, Izaiah Winston-Brooks, Calvin Cheek, and Jason Jones earned all-conference honors. In recognition of the teams success in 2018-19, Mason earned Coach of the Year honors for the third time in the past five years.  In 2017-18, Mason guided the mens basketball team to their first-ever NCAA Tournament appearance after winning both a share of the North Atlantic Conference regular season championship and the North Atlantic Conference Tournament Championship.  The Grims completed the season with a 21-7 record and the programs first-ever 20 win season.   Prior to New England College, Charlie Mason served as the head mens basketball coach and assistant athletic director at Johnson State College.  In 2000, Mason was recognized as the Mayflower Coach of the Year.    Charlie Mason earned his M.S. in education at Rockford College. He earned his B.A. in History from Concordia University and a B.S. in Human Movement from Johnson State. He was a four-year letter winner at Concordia University and a member of its 1990 national championship team. Mason was inducted into the Concordia University Hall of Fame in 1998.