After his playing career was cut short by injuries, William Sullivan is in his second year as an undergraduate assistant coach, aiding the Irish coaching staff in film analysis and various other areas. Sullivan, a senior at the University, was a defenseman on the Irish roster in 2003 and '04, but did not see on-field action, struggling with multiple injuries.
Sullivan, a native of Babylon, N.Y., was a standout in both lacrosse and football at Chaminade High School, earning all-conference honors twice in each sport. He scored three goals in his junior season before moving to a longstick midfielder role in his final campaign, while serving as team captain. He helped Chaminade to a trio of Catholic League titles in lacrosse, while also being named MVP of the football team as a senior.
Born Sept. 13, 1983, on Long Island, N.Y., and the son of Richard and Gail Sullivan, he is enrolled in College of Arts & Letters as an English major.