Cortland head coach Joe Baldarotta has announced his retirement and associate director of athletics Tom Cranfield will coach the Red Dragons in 2013-14 while still assuming his administrative duties.
Cranfield previously coached the team from 2001-07.
Baldarotta coached six seasons at Cortland from 2007-13 and led the squad to the 2008 SUNYAC playoffs. His overall coaching record of 310-266-49 includes a 265-171-38 mark at Wisconsin-Stevens Point from 1991-2007.
Prior to Cortland, Cranfield served as head hockey coach and taught physical education at Northfield Mount Hermon Prep School in Massachusetts from 1995-2001. He was also an assistant coach at Cortland for two seasons from 1993-95.
A standout defenseman at Cortland from 1989-93, Cranfield is the school’s career assist leader (73) and ranks 12th in overall scoring with 93 points.