Tom Dexter, who enters his 29th season on Colby's football coaching staff, 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 is the defensive coordinator. he also coaches the defensive backs and has had seven All-NESCAC players in the past eight years. A 1987 graduated 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. At Colby, Dexter served for 15 years as head baseball coach and now serves as an assistant baseball coach. Tom has four children: Hannah, Sam, Jake, and Lydia.
Dexter's recruiting areas: Eastern Massachusetts, ISL-Massachusetts, Maine, New York