Amy Vachon

Amy Vachon is currently head coach of the Univ. of Maine’s women’s basketball team. As a player, Amy was a two-time captain for UMO; she led the Black Bears to four-straight NCAA Tournament appearances and was a member of the team that knocked off Stanford in the first round of the 1999 NCAA Tournament. Maine compiled a four-year record of 87-35 with Vachon on the team. She was part of a Maine team that won back-to-back America East Championships in 1996–97 and 1997–98.
Prior to joining the University of Maine women’s basketball staff, Vachon was the head coach at Catherine McAuley High School, located in Portland, Maine. Vachon coached McAuley to the 2011 Maine Class A State Championship. She attended Cony High School where she was a four- time All-State player and two- time Gatorade Player of the Year. She played on two State Championship teams and was Miss Basketball in 1986. Amy was inducted into the Maine Sports Hall of Fame in 2018.