July 19, 2013

MARK DOLAN TO LEAD BOTH MEN'S & WOMEN'S TENNIS PROGRAMS

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Current Le Moyne College men's tennis head coach Mark Dolan has been appointed as the head coach of the women's program, as announced by Le Moyne College Assistant Vice President and Director of Athletics Matt Bassett. After arriving at Le Moyne one year ago, Dolan will now oversee both the men's and women's programs beginning this fall.

Named the America East Conference Coach of the Year in 2002 while at the University of Hartford, Dolan leads the Dolphins with over 30 years experience in the tennis industry, including 10 coaching at the collegiate level.

Before arriving to Le Moyne, Dolan served as a volunteer assistant coach for the men's and women's tennis programs at SUNY Oswego in 2011 and the head men's and women's tennis coach at Hamilton College from 2007 to 2009. During the 2006-2007 season, Dolan was the head men's tennis coach at Bradley University, a Division I member of the Missouri Valley Conference.

From 1997 to 2002, Dolan was the head men's tennis coach at the University of Hartford and assumed the head women's tennis coaching position in 1999. Guiding the Hawks to the NCAA Tournament and the America East Championship in 2002, Dolan earned America East Coach of the Year accolades following an undefeated league record. During his time at Hartford, he coached a four-time America East Men's Player of the Year and 2002 America East Women's Player of the Year. Dolan also served on the NCAA Eastern Regional Selection Committee.

After serving as the men's head coach at Cazenovia College in 1992, Dolan moved to the high school ranks as head coach at Glastonbury High School from 1993 to 1997. During his time at Glastonbury, he led his team to Connecticut State Doubles Championships in 1995 and 1996.