As the Siena women's golf program celebrates its 7th season of existence dating back to the program inaugural season of 1998 since joining the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, the schools goal was to find someone who can give the program a rich tradition as one of the elite Division 1 sport that would compete and excel as one of the schools tier sport. To do that, Siena sought the leadership of Theresa Wenzel.
Theresa is entering her 7th season at the helm of the Siena women's golf team. Wenzel took over the program in 1998 one year after she arrived at Siena. She led the team to their fourth MAAC Title after a two-year drought when the team won four consecutive titles, a consistent path of improvement that culminated with the team winning the MAAC Championship four times beginning with 2000 season up until 2004.
Wenzel earned her degree in finance from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wis., while at Marquette; Wenzel was a member of the Golden Eagles basketball team for four years. She then moved on to Canisius College in Buffalo, N.Y., where she obtained her masters of sports administration. While there, Wenzel served an assistant basketball coach for the Golden Griffins for three seasons.
In addition to her duties as the women's golf coach, Wenzel serves as the assistant director of athletics for business operations at Siena. She also handles all functioning of the athletic teams' budgets along with other administrator duties. Wenzel implemented and oversees the merchandise line of al 21 varsity sports, along with the department's official store, the Dog House and acts as a liaison with the human resources and business offices. She was promoted to the position in June 2000 after serving as the business manager for the athletic department for the previous two years. Prior to her position as business manager, Wenzel was the intramural director at Siena for the 1997-98 academic year.
Wenzel resides in Cohoes, N.Y.