John Dunne

John Dunne (born June 11, 1970)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: Marist Red Foxes
Current conference: Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference
Saint Peter’s record: 153-225 (.405)
Marist record: 45-67 (.402)
Overall record: 198-292 (.404)

Career Accomplishments:

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2018-present Marist
2006-2018 Saint Peter’s
2001-2006 Seton Hall (asst)
1999-2001 Siena (asst)
1998-1999 Manhattan (asst)
1996-1998 Adelphi (asst)
1995-1996 Wilkes (asst)
1994-1995 Western Michigan (asst)
1992-1994 Wilkes (asst)

John Dunne Facts

  • John Dunne
  • Born June 11, 1970
  • Hometown: Queens, New York
  • Alma Mater: Ithaca College (BS, 1992) / East Stroudsburg University (MA, 1996)
  • The Queens-native played at Archbishop Molloy HS and then at Division III Ithaca College
  • Started coaching right after graduation, working as an assistant at D-III Wilkes (PA) for three seasons total (two stints)
  • Was also an assistant under Bob Donewald at Western Michigan, Steve Clifford at D-II Adelphi and John Leonard at Manhattan
  • Joined Paul Hewitt‘s staff at Siena in 1999 and stayed on a year later with new head coach Louis Orr
    • Followed Orr to Seton Hall in 2001, working there for five seasons before getting the Saint Peter’s head coaching position
  • Has been at Saint Peter’s since 2006, winning more than 100 games and leading the Peacocks to two postseason appearances
    • Won the MAAC Tournament in 2011, taking the program to the NCAA Tournament for the third time ever (first since 1995)
    • Crowned 2017 CIT Champions after finishing second in the MAAC regular season standings
  • Left Saint Peter’s in April 2018 to take the head coaching job at MAAC competitor Marist
  • Along with his wife, Marlene, has one daughter and one son

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