Currently the James P. Tuppeny/Betty J. Costanza Director of Track & Field and Cross Country at Penn, Dolan succeeds Dave Johnson, who announced his retirement as director in September 2020.
Thirteen Quakers competed in the Games, which were held in Paris, and returned with 20 medals in track & field events.
John Baxter Taylor Jr. of Philadelphia, a superstar on Penn’s track & field team in the early 1900s, won gold at the 1908 Summer Olympics in London.
Six Quakers are going for the gold in the Olympic Games, representing the United States, Canada, Jamaica, Bermuda, and Taiwan/Chinese Taipei.
Staff at Penn Athletics has been working for months to prepare for the new legislation, and the Division is well-positioned to meet the needs of Penn student-athletes regarding NIL.
The 2016 grad earned a spot on the U.S. Olympic Team by finishing third in the discus at the Olympic Trials over the weekend.
Past and present track & field athletes are vying for a chance to compete in the Tokyo Olympics.
The senior sprinter holds the Penn record in the indoor and outdoor 400-meter dash, and was a part of a number of record-breaking relay teams.
Saturday was a busy day for Penn’s athletic teams and the Quakers put up impressive performances on water and land.
Andrew Douglas, Uchechi Nwogwugwu, Jennifer Richards, and Ben Padon were honored for their performances in athletics and in the classroom.