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Saint Peter's Extends John Dunne's Contract Through 2015-16

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Saint Peter's Extends John Dunne's Contract Through 2015-16

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Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Jersey City, N.J. - Saint Peter’s College has announced that Head Men’s Basketball Coach John Dunne has received a contract extension through the 2015-16 season. He led the Peacocks to their first MAAC Championship and NCAA Tournament appearance since 1995 and their first 20-win season since 1990-91.

"John has done an excellent job rebuilding the men’s basketball program over the past five years,” said Director of Athletics Patrick Elliott. "Throughout his tenure he has guided our student-athletes to success both on the court and in the classroom. We are excited about the future of Saint Peter’s basketball with Coach Dunne leading the way.”

Dunne won just 11 games over his first two seasons at the helm, but has won 47 over the past three seasons, including 30 MAAC wins. The Peacocks have put together back-to-back winning seasons for the first time since the 2004-05 and 2005-06 seasons. They also have won 16 games in back-to-back seasons and 11 MAAC games in back-to-back seasons for the first time since the 1987-88 and 1988-89 seasons.

"John Dunne is an integral part of the Saint Peter’s College community and an excellent representative of our mission,” said Eugene J. Cornacchia, Ph.D., president of Saint Peter’s College. "His understanding of our values is reflected in the program he has developed and we look forward to working with him to help further build upon our men’s basketball team’s successes.”

"I’m very proud of our team’s accomplishments since arriving at Saint Peter’s,” said Men’s Basketball Head Coach John Dunne. "I look forward to the future and continuing to build upon our success.
Saint Peter's College Home » Resources » College Communications » News » Press Releases » Press Release Detail

Saint Peter's Extends John Dunne's Contract Through 2015-16

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Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Jersey City, N.J. - Saint Peter’s College has announced that Head Men’s Basketball Coach John Dunne has received a contract extension through the 2015-16 season. He led the Peacocks to their first MAAC Championship and NCAA Tournament appearance since 1995 and their first 20-win season since 1990-91.

"John has done an excellent job rebuilding the men’s basketball program over the past five years,” said Director of Athletics Patrick Elliott. "Throughout his tenure he has guided our student-athletes to success both on the court and in the classroom. We are excited about the future of Saint Peter’s basketball with Coach Dunne leading the way.”

Dunne won just 11 games over his first two seasons at the helm, but has won 47 over the past three seasons, including 30 MAAC wins. The Peacocks have put together back-to-back winning seasons for the first time since the 2004-05 and 2005-06 seasons. They also have won 16 games in back-to-back seasons and 11 MAAC games in back-to-back seasons for the first time since the 1987-88 and 1988-89 seasons.

"John Dunne is an integral part of the Saint Peter’s College community and an excellent representative of our mission,” said Eugene J. Cornacchia, Ph.D., president of Saint Peter’s College. "His understanding of our values is reflected in the program he has developed and we look forward to working with him to help further build upon our men’s basketball team’s successes.”

"I’m very proud of our team’s accomplishments since arriving at Saint Peter’s,” said Men’s Basketball Head Coach John Dunne. "I look forward to the future and continuing to build upon our success.
Jersey City, N.J. - Saint Peter’s College has announced that Head Men’s Basketball Coach John Dunne has received a contract extension through the 2015-16 season. He led the Peacocks to their first MAAC Championship and NCAA Tournament appearance since 1995 and their first 20-win season since 1990-91.

"John has done an excellent job rebuilding the men’s basketball program over the past five years,” said Director of Athletics Patrick Elliott. "Throughout his tenure he has guided our student-athletes to success both on the court and in the classroom. We are excited about the future of Saint Peter’s basketball with Coach Dunne leading the way.”

Dunne won just 11 games over his first two seasons at the helm, but has won 47 over the past three seasons, including 30 MAAC wins. The Peacocks have put together back-to-back winning seasons for the first time since the 2004-05 and 2005-06 seasons. They also have won 16 games in back-to-back seasons and 11 MAAC games in back-to-back seasons for the first time since the 1987-88 and 1988-89 seasons.

"John Dunne is an integral part of the Saint Peter’s College community and an excellent representative of our mission,” said Eugene J. Cornacchia, Ph.D., president of Saint Peter’s College. "His understanding of our values is reflected in the program he has developed and we look forward to working with him to help further build upon our men’s basketball team’s successes.”

"I’m very proud of our team’s accomplishments since arriving at Saint Peter’s,” said Men’s Basketball Head Coach John Dunne. "I look forward to the future and continuing to build upon our success."

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