Mike Pressler, the Duke lacrosse coach who resigned in April amid allegations that three of his players raped an exotic dancer at an off-campus party in March, is the new lacrosse coach at Bryant University.Good move by Bryant University.
Pressler, 46, signed a five-year contract yesterday and will be on campus Sept. 1 for the start of the fall semester, sooner if possible. He replaces Rory Whipple, who resigned in May after seven years with the Bulldogs.
"Some people may be critical, but we have done our due diligence and believe we have made the right decision based on his record as a coach over 24 years," Bryant President Ronald K. Machtley said.
Bryant hires former Duke lacrosse coach [projo.com, Aug. 6, 2006]