Frank Sullivan (basketball)

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Frank Sullivan
Sport(s) Basketball
Biographical details
Born (1951-06-03) June 3, 1951 (age 67)
Playing career
1970–1973 Westfield State
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1974–1977 Villanova (asst.)
1977–1982 Lehigh (asst.)
1982–1984 Seton Hall (asst.)
1984–1991 Bentley
1991–2007 Harvard

Frank Sullivan (born June 3, 1951) is an American former college men's basketball coach, currently serving as an Associate Commissioner at the America East Conference.[1] The Lexington, Massachusetts native served as head coach at Bentley University from 1984 to 1991 and Harvard University from 1991 to 2007. He guided the Harvard Crimson to a 178–245 record over 16 seasons, never finishing higher than second in Ivy league play. On March 5, 2007, it was announced that he would not be returning as the coach of the Harvard Crimson for the 2007–2008 season. Sullivan is responsible for recruiting Houston Rockets point guard Jeremy Lin.[2]

Sullivan amassed a record of 114–86 at Bentley University in seven seasons. Prior to his time at Bentley, he held assistant coaching roles at Villanova, Lehigh and Seton Hall. He played college basketball at Westfield State University.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Frank Sullivan America East bio". America East Conference. Retrieved July 27, 2016. 
  2. ^ Peiffer, Caleb W. "Men's Basketball Coach Fired". The Harvard Crimson. Retrieved 1 October 2010.