Former head football coach of the University of Colorado, Coach Bill McCartney is the Founder, and Chairman of the Board of Promise Keepers.
Coach Mac led the University of Colorado to a share of the national championship in 1990. He is a member of the Orange Bowl Hall of Fame and the Colorado Sports Hall of Fame, and was honored as Big Eight Conference Coach of the Year in 1985, 1989, and 1990. He won National Coach of the Year honors in 1989. He received the Honorary Dr. of Ministries from Azusa Pacific University for extraordinary work in the field of racial reconciliation.
Coach Mac is also the founder of The Road to Jerusalem ministry and the author of five books: Ashes to Glory, Sold Out, Sold Out Two-gether with Lyndi McCartney, Blind Spots and Two Minute Warning.
Coach Mac lives with his wife, Lyndi, in Westminster, CO. The McCartneys have four grown children: Mike, Tom, Kristyn, and Marc, and ten grandchildren.