Athletics

Meet Our New Head Coaches

August 29, 2017
Some WC athletics programs will have new faces on the sidelines. Learn more about our new coaches.

Tom Reilly (Women’s Soccer Head Coach): 

Reilly comes to WC after serving as the boys varsity soccer coach at Ocean Township High School in New Jersey for 32 seasons. He was also the head girls varsity soccer coach at Brick Memorial High School for three seasons during that time. Reilly posted a 41-9-5 record before becoming the Shorewomen coach.

Before winning 11 Divison Championships as a high school head coach, Reilly graduated from South Carolina in 1983, where he played soccer with the Men’s Soccer head coach, Roy Dunshee.

In between his three decades of soccer coaching, Reilly was named the State of New Jersey Coach of the Year in 1995 and the Central Jersey Coach of the year in 2001. Just recently, he was inducted into the New Jersey Scholastic Coaches Association Hall of Fame in 2015.

Anne Kietzman (Field Hockey Head Coach):

As a former Division III All-American and former interim head coach at Dickinson College, Kietzman looks to lead the Shorewomen has the fourth head coach in the field hockey program’s history.

Prior to coming to WC, she served one season at Newberry College and guided the program to six wins. At Dickinson College, Kietzman served as the assistant coach during the 2013 and 2014 seasons. 

Before her coaching career, she was a student-athlete at William Smith College while collecting several accolades. She was named to the 2012 National Field Hockey Coaches Association All-America first team and as an All-American by WomensFieldHockey.com in 2011 and 2012.

 

Cory Beddick (Baseball Head Coach):

Beddick was tabbed as the new head baseball coach in late June after serving as Hood College’s first-ever head coach. While at Hood, he was named the 2016 MAC Commonwealth Coach of the Year after taking the team to a 20-20 season.

He built the Hood baseball program from scratch with much success. In his three seasons at the college, he lead 13 student-athletes in receiving All-MAC Commonwealth honors, including five first-team honors. 

Prior to jumpstarting the baseball program at Hood College, Beddick spent two seasons as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at Penn State Behrend. The program went 59-27-1 and won a conference championship in that time. 

 

Scott Wisniewski (Men’s Rowing Head Coach): 

After spending three seasons as the assistant lightweight men’s rowing roach at the University of Pennsylvania, Wisniewski was named the head coach in July. He also has coached at Villanova, Yale, and Vesper Boat Club.

His final season at Penn was highlighted by a second-place finish in the grand final of the men’s lightweight eight at the IRA National Championships. During all three seasons, he led the Penn lightweights in qualifying for the Championships each season.

Besides his coaching experience at Penn, he also spent five years at Vesper Boat Club, where he coached elite crews, including the 2012 and 2013 Team National Champions, the gold medalist boat in the women’s elite four at the 2011 Head of the Charles, and one World Cup event.

Oliver Reynolds (Men’s and Women’s Tennis Head Coach):

Reynolds comes to WC after spending the past three seasons on the coaching staff at The College of Charleston. Previously, he also served as the interim head men’s tennis coach at The Citadel.

Last September, he was promoted as the associate head coach for the men’s and women’s teams at Charleston. He brings along a 48-25 record over his three seasons, while winning the Colonial Athletic Association Championship. His team also went to the NCAA Division I Tournament in 2016.

Before coaching, Reynolds played collegiate tennis at Samford University for four seasons. During his last senior season as team captain, the Bulldogs on the Southern Conference Championship.


Last modified on Sep. 5th at 4:28pm by Andrew Chirico.