Sept. 26, 2012
2012 Coaching Changes
Decker named head coach at
Bill Decker has been hired as the new head coach
Decker just completed his 22nd season as head
coach at Trinity College in Connecticut, posting a record of
529-231 (.696). He led Trinity to five conference titles and
nine NCAA Tournament appearances with one national championship.
Trinity went 45-1 in 2008, winning its first NCAA
Division III national title. The Bantams won 44 consecutive
games, a Division III record. Trinity’s winning percentage of
.978 also set an NCAA record. Decker was named ABCA National
Coach of the Year.
This past season, Decker led Trinity to a 34-11
record and its fifth New England Small College Athletic
Decker graduated from Ithaca College in 1985 with
a bachelor’s degree in physical education with a minor in
business. He earned a master’s degree in physical education with
a concentration in coaching from Ithaca in 1992.
Decker replaces Joe Walsh, who recently passes
away following 17 seasons as head coach of the Crimson. Walsh
had a record of 204-136 (.600) in Ivy League play.