William E. Mullin '68
Hometown: Providence, RI
Year Inducted: 1998
Bill Mullin was selected to the very first All-American RugbyTeam by the Eastern Rugby Union in 1968 as a fullback. TheProvidence, Rhode Island resident would surely have been a two orthree-time All-American, but the Rugby Union did not name anothernational all-star team until 1982. However, Bill was recognizedthroughout his career by being selected to the New England SelectSide, as well as being named MVP of the New York Seven-a-SideTournament and the Harvard Business School Seven-a-SideTournament.
With incredible speed and balance, Mullin’s giftedathleticism got him noticed, not only by coaches and players, butby Sport’s Illustrated, when he appeared in the “Facesin the Crowd” section that recognizes non-professionalathletes.
The co-founder of the Providence Rugby Club, Mullin is beginninghis 30th year at Moses Brown, serving in a variety of teaching,coaching, and administrative capacities, including twelve years asthe Head of the Upper Schools.
Currently, Bill is serving as an Upper School English teacherand is the coach of the varsity golf team. He and his wife, Linda,have been married 28 years, and have two daughters, Kristin andBeth.