Leonard McNair
Leonard McNair
Title: Assistant Men's Basketball Coach
Phone: 828-327-7000 ext. 4632
Email: lmcnair707@cvcc.edu

Leonard McNair enters his first season as an assistant coach for the Catawba Valley Community College men's basketball team in 2021-22.

A Pittsboro, N.C. native, McNair comes to CVCC after spending the past two seasons as an assistant boys basketball coach under Evan Fancourt at Page High School in Greensboro.

He was a part of a Pirates program that won 29 games during the past two seasons, including the 2021 Metro 4A conference championship. Page also advanced to the second round of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) 4A state playoffs twice.

During his time at Page, McNair also served as the head coach of the JV boys basketball program, leading the Pirate JV team to 19 wins.

A three-year guard for the Guilford College Quakers under head coach Tom Palombo, McNair was a part of a Guilford College men's basketball team that won an Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) championship in 2017 and made a second-round appearance in the NCAA Division III men's basketball tournament that same season.

McNair started his coaching journey as student assistant coach for his alma mater in 2018.

On top of his coaching resume, McNair also founded his own company in 2018 — Tranquil Ambitions LLC, which is a basketball marketing company aimed at connecting basketball players with opportunities to advance thru scholarship or professional opportunities thru film sharing and exposure.