Martin departs Colby-Sawyer; Becomes AD at Dean College

Colby-Sawyer College head women’s basketball coach has departed and become the new Director of Athletics at Dean College. Martin had spent 26-years as the head coach at Colby-Sawyer, where he amassed a 487-221 record. He also served as the Director of Athletics at CSC.

Martin brings a wealth of collegiate athletic experience to Dean College. “Dean has a rich athletic history and has seen marked success in our athletic program. I have every confidence that George Martin is a skilled and effective leader who understands, supports, and will advance the mission, values, and vision of athletics at Dean College,” says Dean College President, Dr. Paula M. Rooney.

“I am thankful to all for the opportunity that has been given to me. I am excited to be a Bulldog and begin working with the athletic department, the Dean Community and most importantly, our student-athletes. I am looking forward to being part of The Dean Difference,” says Martin.

Currently a member of the New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) for all sports excluding football, Dean College will become the newest full core member institution in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC), beginning with the 2020-21 academic year.  Dean College football will continue to participate in the Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC).

“Dean takes pride in our focus on the success and well-being of our student-athletes, in the classroom, in their sport, and in the Dean College Community. We are looking forward to working with George to maintain and enhance the best student-athlete experience possible,” says Dave Drucker, Dean of Students.

“George Martin is a perfect institutional fit,” says Rooney. “We welcome George’s leadership and know that Dean Athletics will continue to thrive as we expand our athletic endeavors and promote The Dean Difference.”

Prior to Colby-Sawyer, Martin has held coaching positions at Wagner College and Fitchburg State University. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education from Springfield College and a Master of Science in Education from Wagner College.

Martin will begin working at Dean College in early April 2020 with a talented and dedicated group of student-athletes, coaches and staff.

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