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Dan Mulholland, Founder Of Pace Lacrosse Program, Returns As Assistant

Dan Mulholland, originator of the Pace University men's lacrosse program, will return as assistant coach.
Dan Mulholland, originator of the Pace University men's lacrosse program, will return as assistant coach. Photo Credit: Contributed

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. -- Former Pace University head coach and founder of the men's lacrosse program Dan Mulholland will return as assistant coach for the 2015 season. 

Mulholland started the men's lacrosse program at Pace in 1983 and led the team to the Northeast-10 Conference Championship in 1999. Mulholland brings a wealth of playing and coaching experience to the Setters. From 1965-67, he played varsity lacrosse at SUNY Brockport. Upon graduation he moved into coaching and served as the head junior varsity coach at Yorktown High School from 1970-73.

In 1976, Mulholland took over as the head coach for the Ardsley High School club team, before becoming the head varsity coach at Sleepy Hollow High School from 1977-78. In 1981, Mulholland took the reins of the Peekskill High School program for two seasons. Mulholland has posted more than 400 career wins in high school and college. Mulholland established the program at Pace in 1983 and was elevated to varsity status in 1986. Mulholland guided the team to a 104-77 record in 14 varsity seasons from 1986-99. His best season with the Setters came in 1999 when he led the team to a 14-1 record and an NE-10 Regular Season and Tournament Championship. For his efforts, he was named the NE-10 and Division II National Coach of the Year. Following his Pace coaching stint, Mulholland went on to coach at Manhattanville College from 2000-2007 and the College of Mount Saint Vincent from 2008-14. At Manhattanville, he guided the Valiants to 35 wins and while with the Dolphins, he led the program to 41 victories. Mulholland earned his bachelor's and master's degrees from SUNY Brockport in 1968 and 1969, respectively. His bachelor's degree is in education and his master's in history.

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