Healy Leaves Marist to Become
Pitching Coach at WFU
Marist head coach Dennis Healy had resigned to
become pitching coach at Wake Forest.
Healy posted a record of 95-116 in four seasons
with the Red Foxes, including a 53-46 mark in the Metro Atlantic
Athletic Conference. Marist won the MAAC title this past season
and earned a berth in the NCAA Tournament.
The Red Foxes also had a player taken in the
Major League draft as senior closer Jacob Wiley was selected in
the 41st round by the Cincinnati Reds. It was the first Marist
player drafted since 2003.
Healy coached 11 All-MAAC performers, including
four First Team selections. Wiley was MAAC Relief Pitcher of the
Year and MAAC Tournament Most Valuable Player in 2009.
Healy spent one season at New Orleans and five
years at George Washington with new Wake Forest head coach Tom
Walter. Healy pitched at GW from 1993-96. During his senior
season, Healy was Second Team All-Atlantic 10, Second Team
All-East Region and Second Team All-ECAC after going 7-3 with
2.25 ERA, good for 12th in the country.
A national search for a new head coach at Marist
Click here for list of 2009 Division I head coaching changes.