Tom Dexter, who enters his 31st season on Colby's football coaching staff and 2nd as the wide receivers coach, was honored with the Gridiron Club of Boston's Division II/III Assistant Coach of the Year honor in 2009. Dexter was honored by the Gridiron Club at the Bob Whelan College Football Awards Night in Boston. Dexter is the senior member of the Colby football coaching staff and has served as the Defensive Coordinator and defensive backs coach.
A 1987 graduate of SUNY-Cortland, Dexter played quarterback and defensive back while in college. In 1988, he earned his Master's Degree from Cortland while serving as a defensive line coach there. Dexter then went to Cornell University for one year where he was the defensive secondary coach and Defensive Coordinator of the freshman football team.
Dexter also served as the Head Baseball Coach at Colby for 15 years and was an assistant an additional 13 years. Tom has four children: Hannah, Sam, Jake, and Lydia.
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