Dave Mackey has coached youth hockey since 2000, beginning as the head coach of the Warren Blue Devil High School Team, Glacier Ice Dogs (Mite, Squirt, Pee Wee) Hockey Head Coach (2002-2006), Barrington Red Wings (Pee Wee& Bantam), Hockey Head Coach (2006-2010), Barrington Broncos High School Hockey Assistant Coach (2014-2015)
He played professional hockey for 14 years; getting drafted by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1984 entry draft.
He went on to play for the Minnesota North Stars and the St. Louis Blues in the NHL. He finished his career with the Chicago Wolves winning a championship, and he retired in 2000.
Currently Dave sits on the Board of the Chicago Blackhawks Alumni. He resides in Tower Lakes with wife Carol and twin sons, Ian and Connor who played Barrington Youth Hockey and Barrington High School Hockey.