Bob Fitzsimmons is entering his first season as the head coach of Lackawanna College’s Volleyball team.
A highly-respected sports figure in Northeastern Pennsylvania, Fitzsimmons owns 35 years of coaching experience in both high school and college sports. In addition to his coaching experience, he has also served 36 years as a PIAA football, basketball and volleyball official,
During that time, he spent 15 years as the head coach of the Marywood University softball program where he became the all-time winningest coach in Marywood athletics history.
Besides Marywood, he has also served as head coach of the Men’s Basketball Team at Johnson College and an Assistant Coach for the Kings College Women’s Basketball Team.
Athletic Director, Joya Whittington said about Fitzsimmons, “He has been successful in the coaching profession wherever he has coached. We expect the same in his new position here at Lackawanna and we are excited for him to grow our volleyball program.”
Bob resides in Mount Cobb and is married to his wife Pat, and has three children and six grandchildren.