Dolan begins his third year as the head men's and women's golf coach at Catholic in 2019-20. He joined the department on Oct. 10, 2017 after the University announced the return of men's golf for the first time in three decades and the addition of women's golf for the first time in school history.
Prior to Catholic, Dolan spent six seasons as the head coach at Division II Shepherd where he was named Mountain East Conference (MEC) Coach of the Year in 2016 after leading the Rams to their first-ever conference title and second-straight appearance at the NCAA Atlantic Eastern Regional. In addition, Ryan Crabtree was named MEC Player of the Year while Joey Burkinshaw and Brandon Dang garnered All-MEC honors.
A PGA professional with over 20 years of experience, Dolan has served as a teaching professional at Nutters Crossing Golf Club, Clay-Kizer Golf Complex, Hartefield National, Mountain Branch Golf Course, Locust Hill Golf Course and National Golf Club. He was voted the No. 1 Teacher in the State of Maryland by Golf Digest in 2005-06 and was ranked among the "Best in State" by Golf Digest from 2007-11.
Dolan has also served as an adjunct professor at Salisbury University and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore where he taught golf to students of a variety of skill levels and experience. He was instrumental in establishing the UMES Golf Academy.
Dolan earned his bachelor's degree from Greensboro in 1991 and gained his Class A membership from the PGA in 1996.