As the longest tenured assistant, Olivia Dardy enters her fourth season at Stony Brook. Dardy is the Seawolves' recruiting coordinator and works with the post players.
Dardy arrived at Stony Brook after serving as an assistant coach at Winston-Salem State University, North Carolina A&T and Fairfield University. Dardy was an assistant at Winston-Salem State for the 2005-06 season and worked with the guards, headed team scouting, coordinated team travel and helped with conditioning and weight training.
Prior to Winston-Salem, Dardy worked with post players, coordinated the team budget and travel, aided in recruiting, provided scouting reports, handled scheduling and academic monitoring at North Carolina A&T.
Dardy began her coaching career at Fairfield University in 2001, helping the Stags with post play, recruiting, camps, weight training, conditioning, scouting and academic monitoring.
Dardy was also a four-year letterwinner at Wake Forest. As a Demon Deacon, Dardy was named to the ACC All-Tournament Second Team, garnered All-ACC Honorable Mention Honors, was named to the All-ACC Freshman and led the team in rebounding and steals per game as a sophomore.
Dardy graduated from Wake Forest in 2001 with a bachelor's degree in communications.