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Marshall named athletic director at Iona Thursday, May 12, 2011 The Record

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. — Eugene Marshall Jr. of Hackensack has been named athletic director at Iona College. Marshall, who was introduced at an oncampus news conference on Wednesday, comes to Iona from Ramapo College, where he was acting athletic director.

Iona’s athletic department," said Marshall. "I look forward to helping the coaches, administrative support staff and most importantly the student-athletes to continue the college’s excellent academic and athletic tradition."

He previously had been athletic director and head women’s basketball coach at the Mahwah school from 1998-2005. In between he was the deputy director of athletics at Army. A past president of the Black Coaches and Administrators Association, Marshall also was the athletic director and women’s basketball coach at the College of Staten Island and served in the same positions at Pratt Institute for 11 years. As an undergraduate, Marshall played basketball at Northeastern, where he was coached by current Connecticut coach and Hall of Famer Jim Calhoun. "I’m very excited for the opportunity to lead

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