In her 24th year at Holy Cross in 2012-2013 is Worcester native Ann Zelesky, who is responsible for the administration and scheduling for all the women’s programs. In 1995, Zelesky was promoted to associate athletic director.
Zelesky joined the Crusaders in April of 1989 after a highly-successful 13-year coaching career at St. Peter-Marian High School in Worcester. Zelesky’s girl’s basketball squads posted a 272-54 record, winning eight Central Massachusetts titles, seven district championships and one state crown. Her softball teams were 253-21, capturing 10 Central Massachusetts titles, nine district crowns and five state championships. Zelesky, who also served as St. Peter-Marian’s athletic director for nine years, was twice named Massachusetts Coach of the Year for both basketball and softball, and has been inducted into the New England Basketball Hall of Fame.
A 1973 graduate of Worcester State College, Zelesky played
volleyball, basketball, field hockey and softball. She began her
coaching career at Worcester State following her graduation.
Zelesky, who resides in Worcester, has two sons, Brian (a 2011 Holy
Cross graduate) and Kevin (a 2012 Holy Cross graduate).