Bridgeport, Conn.-Gary Mullin enters his fifth season at the helm of the University of Bridgeport women's volleyball program in 2018. In his four seasons on the UB bench, his teams have posted a 79-41 record. Last year, the team posted a 12-16 overall record and made the program's 15th staright conference tournament appearance. Two years ago, the Purple Knights were 14-13 overall record and went 10-4 in confernce play In 2015, UB posted a 27-9 overall recaord, won its fouth consecutive ECC title and advanced to the finals of the NCAA Division II East Regional for the second straight season. In his first year in the Park City, he helped lead the Purple Knights to an impressive 26-3 overall record and a perfect 16-0 East Coast Conference mark. UB won its third straight ECC Conferene Tournament crown and hosted the NCAA Division II East Regional for the second consecutive year.
Mullin came to the University of Bridgeport from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut where he served as the Bantams’ assistant women’s volleyball coach for five seasons.
A 1974 graduate of Yale University with a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, Mullin played volleyball for the Bulldogs, receiving All-American honors, and he earned a spot on the United States Volleyball Team at the 1973 World University Games. He has previously coached the men’s volleyball squad at his alma mater into the NCAA Division I Final Four. Along with his intercollegiate coaching experience, Mullin has also coached at several Connecticut high schools.
He also holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of New Haven, and along with his solid coaching credentials, Mullin has been a successful member of the Southern Connecticut business community for many years including running a well-respected management consulting business, FTG Financial, for local companies since 2002. Gary also currently serves as the Executive Director of the Milford Regional Chamber of Commerce.