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Faculty Team Mentor Program


 Wesleyan University has a commitment to achieve academic and athletic integration.  A liberal arts education can be significantly enhanced by participation in intercollegiate athletics and Wesleyan is committed to a collaborative approach in aligning athletic programs with the academic and student life enterprise.   

An important ingredient in this collaborative effort is the involvement of academic faculty in the lives of the student-athlete.  Faculty, from a variety of academic disciplines, serve as informal advisors to varsity teams and spend time getting to personally know the athletes.  Faculty team mentors enrich the overall experience for team members, encourage student athletes to be fully engaged in the curriculum and provide faculty colleagues with understanding of the mission of intercollegiate athletics. 

For more information about the Faculty Team Mentor program contact Mike Whalen, Athletic Director at

Faculty Team Mentor Directory

  Sport Name

Academic Department

E-Mail Address


   Baseball Rich Adelstein Economics (860) 685-2366
  Men's Basketball Frantz Williams University Relations (860) 685-2516
  Women's Basketball Ishita Mukerji MB&B (860) 685-2422
  Crew - M/W  
  Cross Country - M/W Scott Holmes MB&B (860) 685-3557
  Field Hockey Andrea Roberts Chemistry (860) 685-2513
  Golf Gary Yohe Economics (860) 685-3658
  Men's Ice Hockey Mike McAlear MB&B (860) 685-2443
  Women's Ice Hockey        
  Men's Lacrosse
  Women's Lacrosse Marc Eisner Government (860) 685-2494
  Men's Soccer Sarah Wiliarty Government (860) 685-2996
  Women's Soccer  Jennifer Tucker History  (860) 685-5389 
  Men's Squash  Vijay Pinch History  (860) 685-2399
  Women's Squash  Ana Perez-Girones Spanish (860) 685-3095
  Swimming - M/W Fred Cohan Biology (860) 685-3482
  Tennis - M/W &
Guilio Gallarotti Government (860) 685-2496
  Track - M/W Pete Pringle Chemistry (860) 685-2728
  Volleyball Marina Melendez Dean's Office 860) 685-2764
  Wrestling Allan Berlind Biology