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Athletic Hall of Fame

Michael C. Coleman

Michael C. Coleman


At Rochester:

  • Imposing defender on hard-court and strong inside player at Forward
  • Guarded opponents’ leading scorer in every game
  • Led the nation in 1990 Div. III team defense, holding opponents to 38.2% avg FGA and 62.6 pts/game
  • 1990 National Champions with best record in 89 years of UR Basketball (28-3)
  • 1992 NCAA finalists
  • Game-high: 19 pts in 15 minutes (9-for-11), 23 defensive swipes, UR record 8 blocked shots
  • Season-high: 30 assists, UR record 42 blocked shots
  • Twice All-UAA 2nd team
  • USA Div. III Player of the Week as a senior
  • Blue Blanket recipient
  • Graduated in 1992 with a BA in Health and Society, Management certificate


  • MS candidate in Public Health
  • UR Men’s Asst. Varsity Basketball Coach (1993-96)
  • Law firm Legal Manager
  • Ethics & Risk Manager, The Bell Co.
  • Vice President, Robert J. Hanafin
  • Father of Lilyanna, Maeve, Ruby and Genevieve