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Malcolm J. MacPherson


2018 Inductee - Outstanding Contributor

Malcolm MacPherson led the Fitchburg State Men's Soccer Team to back-to-back appearances in the NCAA Division III Men's Soccer National Championship Tournament in 1988 and 1989 and three ECAC tournament appearances, while holding the Fithcburg State Men's Soccer all-time school record for coaching wins (108) and winning percentage (.717). In 1987, Malcolm was named MASCAC Coach of the Year.

In addition, Malcolm joined the Fitchburg State Ice Hockey coaching staff during the 1989-90 season as an assistant coach before being promoted to associate head coach prior to the 1997-98 season, where he remained on the bench until retiring following the 2016-17 season.

He assisted in 383 of the program's wins, including 27 postseason appearances and six tournament championships.

Malcolm was the men's head soccer coach at Worcester Polytechnic Institute from 1992-2013, earning a record of 198-146-19. He was inducted into WPI's Athletic Hall of Fame in 2017.

Malcolm taught health and physical education for the city of Leominster for 33 years. He has been married to his wife, Sandi, for 47 years and has two children, Christopher and Jennifer as well as six grandchildren.

Malcolm is now retired and enjoys living in Easthampton.