Marcus O’Sullivan Signs on as New Villanova Head Track Coach

VILLANOVA, Pa. – In 1983 as a Villanova University junior, Marcus  O’Sullivan ran his first-ever sub-4:00 mile at a meet in North Carolina. Now, 15 years and 100 sub-4:00 miles later, the four-time Olympian and former Wildcat great will begin the next phase of his prolific career as Villanova’s head men’s and women’s track and field coach. Wildcat Athletic Director Tim Hofferth announced the hiring of O’Sullivan on Monday, June 22, 1998, stating, “This is an exciting time for the Villanova University track and field program. We have the opportunity to welcome back one of the most celebrated track and field figures in history as our head coach. Marcus O’Sullivan is a world-class athlete whose credentials speak for themselves. We look forward to him providing the leadership that will continue to build upon our nationally-recognized track and field program.”