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Remembering Former Coach Ray Bicknell Archives

Ray Bicknell (center) with John Cullen (left)

Ray Bicknell (center) with John Cullen (left)

Ray S. Bicknell, Coach in the Department of Athletics Emeritus, died Monday, November 11, 2013, at the age of 93.

Coach Bicknell joined Bowdoin in 1962 after a distinguished 15-year high school career. He was head coach of men’s basketball at the College for 23 years and recorded more than 200 career wins. He was head coach of women’s soccer for seven years — for a time the “winningest” team at Bowdoin — and he also was director of scheduling for the athletic department. He also coached tennis and lacrosse at the College for shorter periods. Bicknell retired in 1985. Read more.