Gary Mullin Named Bridgeport Head Women's Volleyball Coach

Gary Mullin Named Bridgeport Head Women's Volleyball Coach

Bridgeport, Conn. - University of Bridgeport Director of Athletics Jay Moran announced today that Gary Mullin has joined the Department of Athletics staff as the head coach of the Purple Knights' women's volleyball program.  Mullin comes to the University of Bridgeport from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut where he has served as the Bantams’ assistant women’s volleyball coach for the past five seasons.  He replaces Leo Uzcategui who directed the UB women’s volleyball program for the past five seasons.

Said Moran, "We welcome coach Mullin with a great deal of enthusiasm to the University of Bridgeport and our athletic department. He brings a tremendous amount of knowledge and passion for the sport of volleyball, and we feel he is an excellent choice to keep our program at the top of the conference standings and the regional rankings."

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.

Provided by the Bridgeport Sports Information Department.