Chris Delguidice joins the women's basketball coaching staff ahead of the 2016-17 season.
Delguidice begins his second stint as an assistant coach at Mercy after serving as an assistant during the 2011-12 season. Delguidice then went on to serve as an assistant coach at SUNY Purchase for three seasons. After lettering in both basketball and baseball at St. Raymond's High School in the Bronx, where he was named Second Team All-City in his senior year, Delguidice went on to play for what is now known as Southern New Hampshire University as a four-year starter. He became the school's first National Association of Basketball Coaches All-American in his senior year (1981), also winning the Bob Cousy Award (presented to the top guard in the country under 6'0" tall) and being named New England Player of the Year as he finished second in the country in free throw percentage (.890). Delguidice is a member of the Southern New Hampshire Hall of Fame, having finished his career third all-time in assists (735) and 12th in points (1,597) in school history. Since graduating, Delguidice has spent over 25 years in advertising, working with ABC Television Network and various advertising agencies.
He is a 1981 graduate of New Hampshire College with a bachelor of science degree in marketing and is currently employed at the Busch Media Group, which specializes in purchasing advertising time for Anheuser-Busch Imbev beverage products.