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Athletic Hall of Fame

David R. Ocorr

David R. Ocorr


At Rochester:

  • Lettered in three sports
  • Captained the baseball team in 1951
  • Editor of the yearbook in 1950 and sport editor of The Campus Times
  • President of Delta Kappa Epsilon


  • Played professional baseball in Savannah, GA and Kingston, NY
  • Worked for the Department of Sports and Recreation in a variety of coaching and administrative areas from 1955-68
  • Director of Athletics at the University of Scranton from 1968-74
  • Coached Scranton to ECAC Southern Regional Baseball title in 1973
  • Returned to Rochester as Director of Athletics in 1974
  • Added women's sports in lacrosse, soccer, and track & field from 1976-80
  • Planned and organized the multi-million dollar construction of the Zornow Sports Complex
  • Member of the ECAC Executive Council from 1974-77
  • Member of NCAA Division III Basketball Committee from 1979-81
  • Left the University in 1981
  • Received a Distinguished Service Award from the ECAC in 1992
  • Dean and vice president St. John Fisher College, 1982-88