New Hampshire head coach Sean McDonnell (better known as Coach Mac) is taking a leave of absence the program has announced. The program stated the leave is for health-related reasons.
"Our entire department is aligned in doing everything to support Sean with the intent of getting him back to coaching his program," said University AD Marty Scarano. "This will be the ultimate team effort; the administration, coaching staff, and most of all the student-athletes will give everything we have to support Jenny and Sean during this challenge.
Coach Mac is in his 21st year as head coach of the Wildcats.
Assistant Ricky Santos will serve as interim head coach until Mac is able to return.