|Alma mater||Holy Cross (B.S. 1963)|
Assumption (M.A. 1969)
Boston College (Ed.D. 1974)
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|Administrative career (AD unless noted)|
|Head coaching record|
|Accomplishments and honors|
Football playing career
Golden was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in the 16th round (216th overall) of the 1963 NFL Draft, but he instead chose to enlist in the United States Marines and pursue a career in education. He was a part of the Quantico 1963 Armed Forces Championship football team.
In 1974, he was inducted into the Holy Cross Varsity Club Hall of Fame. In 2014, he received the Holy Cross Receives Sanctae Crucis Award.
Football coaching career
He was a Dean of Students and a Vice President for Student Affairs at three different universities (Framingham State, Duquesne and Lousiville). He also served as President of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators and Chairman of the Board of the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities.
Head coaching record
|Framingham State Rams (New England Football Conference) (1972–1981)|
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- "Football Year-By-Year Results". fsurams.com. Retrieved January 21, 2018.
- Hibbard, Matthew (June 4, 2013). "Fontbonne University President Dennis Golden to retire". St. Louis Business Journal. Retrieved January 21, 2018.