Pine Manor College will add another sport to their men's sport sponsorship with the addition of men's volleyball for spring 2017. As of 2016-2017, the Gators now sponsor four varsity male programs.
Women's volleyball head coach Bryan Russell will serve as head coach of the men's team for the team's 2017 inaugural season.
In two years at the helm of the women's program, Russell compiled a 5-42 record while also serving as sports information director at the College. A 2010 graduate of Worcester State University, he is a also extremely active in the Massachusetts volleyball community serving as assistant coach at his alma mater for two years as well as with the Bay State Games and the Boys' Scholastic Team.