F&M's Marks to be Inducted Into Lacrosse Hall of Fame
LANCASTER, Pa. – Franklin & Marshall’s
men’s lacrosse assistant coach and former head coach at
Villanova University Randy Marks was selected for induction into
the Eastern Pennsylvania Lacrosse Hall of Fame as announced by the
Philadelphia Lacrosse Association.
Marks, a native of Glenmoore, Pa., will be inducted as a “truly great coach who has contributed noteworthy service to the game of lacrosse in Pennsylvania”. He started his coaching career as an assistant coach at Lower Merion High School for 11 years, before becoming the head coach at Villanova. A part-time position, Marks devoted a full-time effort for 24 years (1982-2006) where he compiled a 179-152 record while being recognized as the Colonial Athletic Conference Coach of the Year in 2003 and was awarded the U.S. Intercollegiate Men’s Lacrosse Coaches Association Lifetime Coaching Award in 2006.
Following his career at Villanova, Marks joined the Diplomats’ staff and in 2007 was named the first full-time assistant coach in the history of men’s lacrosse at F&M.
Marks joins John Begier, Marcia Brumbach, Gertrude Dunn, George A. Kruse, Jennifer O’Donnell, Bonnie Rosen, Greg Traynor and Margery Johnston Watson to compose the Class of 2009. This year’s class will be inducted in a ceremony on Feb. 7, 2009 at the Desmond Hotel in the Great Valley Corporate Center in Malvern, Pa. Ticket information may be obtained online at www.palacrosse.com.