Remley assumes cross country coach duties

Remley assumes cross country coach duties
August 9, 2008

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
(630) 829-6143

Molly Remley has been named as the Benedictine University’s cross country head coach and will also serve as an assistant coach with the track and field program. She replaces Jon Wolcott, who recently retired after 18 seasons at the Eagles’ helm. Remley (formerly Morrison) was an assistant coach for the Eagles cross country and track and field teams under Wolcott since 2005, prior to assuming the head cross country coach duties. Remley earned collegiate letters in both cross country and track & field while leading both teams as captain throughout her remarkable career. She earned citations as a College sports Information Directors of America Academic All-American in both cross country and track and field, was a three-time All-American in cross country and track and field, while earning seven conference championship titles during her time as a Cardinal. She set school marks in the 3000, 5000 and 10,000 meter events, as well as the distance medley relay. Remley, originally from Metamora, Ill., earned her bachelor’s degree from North Central in 2004. She and her husband Andy reside in Oswego.


Benedictine University is an independent Roman Catholic institution located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago. Founded in 1887, Benedictine provides 56 undergraduate majors, 16 graduate and four doctorate programs. The Chronicle of Higher Education recently ranked Benedictine University as the seventh fastest-growing campus among private nonprofit master’s universities, and Forbes magazine named Benedictine among the top 20 percent of America’s colleges for 2011. Benedictine University’s Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program is listed by Crain’s Chicago Business as the fourth largest in the Chicago area in 2011.