Since coming to RIT in 1983, Bob McVean has produced seven All-Americans and 49 All-Conference players. Craig Jones, RIT’s career scoring leader, was named NCAA Player of the Year in 1996.
In 1995 McVean became the winningest coach in RIT history and has since surpassed 400 victories.
In 1997 RIT was 24–4 and competed in the NCAA Division III playoffs for the third straight time as the #1 team ranked in the East Region. The Tigers responded by advancing to the Sweet 16 round. The 24 wins marked the most ever by an RIT team since the program began in 1915.
In 2003 RIT was NY Upstate ECAC Champions. The Tigers have been to post season tournaments 16 consecutive years and have recorded 20 straight winning seasons.
McVean has been named Empire Eight Conference Coach of the Year seven times.
In October 2011, Coach McVean was inducted into the RIT Sports Hall of Fame.
In February 2013, Coach McVean won his 500th career win.