Visiting Team Guide: Welcome To Dean College

Dean College is located in Franklin, Massachusetts, a historic college town just under an hour outside of Boston. Our 100-acre campus is five minutes from Interstate I-495 and within 15 minutes of the area’s best-known attractions: 

  • Patriot Place and Gillette Stadium, home of the New England Patriots and New England Revolution
  • Wrentham Village Outlets, over 200 designer discount stores
  • Xfinity Center, a 19,000-seat outdoor amphitheater

Driving Directions To Athletic Facilities |  Area Hotel Accomodations  |  Gameday Contact Information  |  Sports Medicine  |  Area Eating Establishments


DRIVING DIRECTIONS AND PARKING INFORMATION FOR DEAN ATHLETIC FACILITIES


Dean College provides welcoming and inclusive athletic facilities and fields for intercollegiate athletic competition. However, please be advised that no animals shall be brought onto or permitted inside athletic facilities and its immediate surroundings. Seeing eye and assist dog(s) may be permitted on athletic grounds with their owner(s). 

It is important to note that spectators of athletic events and arriving teams at either Grant Field or Pieri Gymnasium are not allowed to park or dropoff on School Street. Everyone should proceed to 59 Emmons Street, the parking lot for Dean Hall and make their way to either facility from that location. For visiting teams, it is important that you use the gameday contact information below to connect with the correct game management/operations contact to ensure proper arrival procedures are followed.

GRANT FIELD
59 Emmons Street, Franklin, Massachusetts (Home of field hockey, men's lacrosse and women's lacrosse)

PIERI GYMNASIUM
59 Emmons Street, Franklin, Massachusetts (Home of men's basketball, women's basketball, men's volleyball and women's volleyball)

LONGLEY ATHLETIC COMPLEX
69 Maple Street, Franklin, Massachusetts (Home of baseball, football, men's soccer, women's soccer, softball) 


GAMEDAY CONTACT INFORMATION


Kevin Anderson Assistant Athletic Director (508) 570-6118 (Cell)  kanderson2@dean.edu (Football, Men's Volleyball, General Operations)
Joseph Campbell Director of Game Management (508) 541-1780 (Office) --- (Baseball, Softball, Lacrosse Operations)
Eric Chipman Assistant Director of Game Management (508) 541-1784 (Office) echipman@dean.edu (Soccer, Field Hockey Operations)
Matt Schairer Sports Information Assistant (508) 541-1673 (Office) mschairer@dean.edu (Women's Volleyball Operations)
Brendan McMillan Athletic Departement Intern --- ---- (Soccer, Basketball Operations)

SPORTS MEDICINE


Brian Stefanik Director of Sports Medicine (508) 541-1818 (Office)  bstefanik@dean.edu
Alex Blenis Assistant Athletic Trainer (508) 541-1821 (Office) ablenis@dean.edu
Sam O'Brien Assistant Athletic Trainer (508) 541-1821 (Office) sobrien@dean.edu

Visiting Teams:
PLEASE CALL IN ADVANCE if your team is traveling without an athletic trainer, especially if your team requires any special attention. Water, ice, bottles, splints and crutches are provided for all visiting teams. Moist heat is only provided when accompanied with a doctor's prescription.

A licensed certified athletic trainer will supervise all home games. For home football games a board certified orthopedic physician and an ambulance will be on-site assisting the certified athletic trainer with medical supervision. 


AREA HOTEL ACCOMODATIONS


HAMPTON INN (Dean Athletics preferred hotel) | 1.7 miles to campus
735 Union Street, Franklin, Massachusetts 02038
(508) 520-2999

HAWTHORN SUITES  | 2.2 miles to campus
853 Upper Union Street, Franklin, Massachusetts 02038
(508) 553-3500

RESIDENCE INN BY MARRIOTT  | 2.4 miles to campus
4 Forge Parkway, Franklin, Massachusetts 02038
(508) 541-8188

DOUBLETREE BY HILTON | 7.3 miles to campus
11 Beaver Street, Milford, Massachusetts 01757
(508) 478-7010

RENAISSANCE HOTEL AT PATRIOT PLACE | 8.5 miles to campus
28 Patriot Place, Foxboro, Massachusetts 02035
(508) 543-5500

COMFORT INN FOXBORO | 11.9 miles to campus
4 Fisher Street, Foxboro, Massachusetts 02035
(508) 543-1000

COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT FOXBORO/BOSTON | 12.3 miles to campus
35 Foxborough Boulevard, Foxoboro, Massachusetts 02035
(508)-543-5222


AREA EATING ESTABLISHMENTS


PIEZONIS PIZZA | 0.5 miles to campus
150 Emmons Street, Franklin, Massachusetts 02038
(508) 528-0050

THE ROME RESTAURANT | 0.7 miles to campus
4 East Central Street, Franklin, Massachusetts 02038
(508) 528-4740 

CENTRAL PIZZA | 1.0 mile to campus 
20 W Central Street, Franklin, Massachusetts 02038
(508) 528-0504 

FIREHOUSE SUBS | 1.3 miles to campus
10 Franklin Village Drive, Franklin, Massachusetts 02038
(508) 528-5058 

PAPA GINO'S | 1.3 miles to campus
245 Franklin Village Drive, Franklin, Massachusetts 02038
(508) 520-3533 

LONGHORN STEAKHOUSE | 1.3 miles to campus
250 Franklin Village Drive, Franklin, Massachusetts 02038
(508) 528-2670

PANERA BREAD COMPANY | 1.3 miles to campus
270 Franklin Village Drive, Franklin, Massachusetts 02038
(508) 553-3534 

BRITISH BEER COMPANY | 1.3 miles to campus
280 Franklin Village Drive, Franklin, Massachusetts 02038
(508)-440-5190

JOE'S AMERICAN BAR AND GRILL | 1.7 miles to campus
466 King Street, Franklin, Massachusetts 02038
(508) 553-9313 

PUB 99 RESTAURANT | 2.6 miles to campus
847 West Central Street, Franklin, Massachusetts 02038
(508) 520-9909