As with any collegiate athletic program, there are a multitude of staff members working behind the scenes to help the teams improve. Strength and conditioning plays a huge role in many sports. To ensure the College’s athletes are trained properly, the College hired Coach Addison Savela in 2012 to oversee all strength and conditioning programs for varsity athletics on a full-time basis.
Both coaches and athletes play a huge role in the success of a college athletic program, but behind the scenes are the administrators who work day in and day out to make athletics run smoothly. At the head of the College’s athletic administration is executive director of athletics Amanda Demartino.
After a collegiate and professional career as a track runner and over a decade in coaching, Head Coach Justin Lindsey knows his way around a track program. He has brought his years of expertise and experience to the College, and found great success which he hopes to continue in order to make the track program a national powerhouse.
Scott Dicheck is no stranger to the College’s athletic program. In 21 years, Coach Dicheck has been the head coach of both the men’s and women’s tennis teams and has seen quite a bit of success in his time at the College.
Football teams are organizations full of moving parts: a stampede of players, a long list of personnel — at the top lies the head coach. A head coach in any sport must be a strong leader with years of experience to help their organization play to the best of their ability. At the head of the College’s Football program is Coach Casey Goff.
The past NFL season has been an emotional roller coaster for teams and fans across the country. With a limited number of fans in the stadiums and teams struggling to keep Covid-19 cases to a minimum, this season has been anything but normal. However, the competition has not suffered and the NFL has continued to put a great product on the field into the playoffs.