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Ex-Penn Tennis Coach Molloy Dies

June 27, 2000

PHILADELPHIA (AP) _ Al Molloy, the former men’s squash and tennis coach during 31 years at the University of Pennsylvania, has died at 72.

The cause of death was a heart attack Friday.

Molloy joined the university’s athletic department in 1959. He compiled a 215-101 record in 31 years as squash coach and a 219-138 record in 27 years as tennis coach.

Molloy led his squash teams to four National Intercollegiate championships and won or shared three Ivy League titles. He led the tennis team to a share of three Eastern Intercollegiate Tennis Association titles.

He retired as tennis coach in the 1985-1986 season and retired as squash coach in 1990.

Molloy was inducted into the National Intercollegiate Tennis Hall of Fame at the University of Georgia in 1989, the National Intercollegiate Hall of Fame in 1990 and the Penn Tennis Hall of Fame in 1997.

He is survived by his wife, Sheila; a daughter, Nancy; and sons Michael and John.

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