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March 1, 1955 |
New York City, New York
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
St. Bonaventure (asst.)
Wake Forest (asst.)
Virginia Tech (asst.)
Virginia Tech (women)
|Head coaching record|
|Accomplishments and honors|
America East Regular Season Championship (2002, 2003, 2004)
America East Tournament Championship (1997, 2002)
America East Coach of the Year (1997, 2003, 2004)
Dennis Wolff (born March 1, 1955) is the head coach of the Virginia Tech Hokies women's basketball team. The role is Wolff's first job coaching a women's team. Prior to the role, Wolff served as Director of Basketball Operations & Assistant to the Head Coach for the Virginia Tech men's team. He is the former head coach of men's basketball at Boston University, a position from which he was fired on March 11, 2009 after 15 seasons.
Wolff finished his collegiate basketball career at UConn after playing two years at LSU. He became the head coach at Boston University following the 1993-1994 season, taking over for Bob Brown. He was previously the head coach at Connecticut College, where he coached from 1980 to 1982. In between his head coaching jobs, Wolff was an assistant at St. Bonaventure, Wake Forest, SMU, and the University of Virginia. Wolff left BU with a record of 247-197, the most wins in school history. His career head coaching record is 277-215.
Wolff was fired following the 2008–2009 season, his 15th with the Terriers.
Dennis and his wife JoAnn have 3 children, Nicole, Matthew and Michael. Nicole played for the University of Connecticut women's basketball team, while Matthew played for his father at Boston University, and is an assistant coach at American University. Michael played hockey at Brown University.
Head coaching record
|Connecticut College (NCAA Division III) (1980–1982)|
|Boston University (America East Conference) (1994–present)|
|1996–1997||Boston University||25-5||17-1||1st||NCAA 1st Round|
|2001-2002||Boston University||22-10||13-3||T-1st||NCAA 1st Round|
|2002–2003||Boston University||20-11||13-3||T-1st||NIT 1st Round|
|2003–2004||Boston University||23-6||17-1||1st||NIT Opening Round|
|2004–2005||Boston University||20-9||14-4||3rd||NIT 1st Round|
|Virginia Tech (Atlantic Coast Conference) (2011–present)|