Coaching Staff John Feeney HEAD COACH
John Feeney took over The College at Brockport gymnastics program in the summer of 1999 and has helped shatter nearly every record in the programâ€™s book. In 2013-14, the Golden Eagles finished the season with an overall record of 9-5 and were crowned ECAC champions for the second year in a row and throughout much of the season the Golden Eagles were ranked #1 in the nation. Feeney, a Class of 1976 Brockport graduate, has had a variety of coaching jobs within the sport. From 1983-1990 he was the girlâ€™s coach for Greece Central School District and he also spent three years as the head coach at Hilton High School. While coaching at the high school level he coached a Monroe County Gymnast of the Year and a number of individual section champions. He also spent some time as the head coach and program coordinator for the Northwest YMCA gymnastics team and had several local, state, regional and national champions. From 1988 to 1993 and again in 1998-99 he served as the Chair of the Monroe County High School Gymnastics League and from 1990-98 was the Section V Gymnastics Team Coach for the NYS Public High School Athletic League State meet.
Brian Daly ASSISTANT COACH
Brian Daly was added as an assistant gymnastics coach in 2014 for The College at Brockport. He brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to Brockport, having worked in the gymnastics field since 1995. Daly has taught gymnastics at various institutes throughout western New York including Niagara Community College and Canisius College. He has also spent time as a gymnastics teacher for three different organizationsâ€”Gymnastics Unlimited, Gleasonâ€™s Gymnastics and most recently Bright Raven Gymnastics. In 2001, Daly graduated from Buffalo State with a Bachelor of Science in Education. He completed his graduate study from Buffalo State as well, earning a Graduate Degree in Earth Science Education.
Elizabeth Levy ASSISTANT COACH
Elizabeth Levy joined The College at Brockport Gymnastics coaching staff in 2014 after graduating from Brockport the previous year. Levy has received many accolades for her excellence in gymnastics during her Golden Eagle gymnastics career. Her impressive accolades include a National Championship in 2012 for her 37.650 All Around score, The College at Brockport Female Athlete of the Year (2012) and four years in a row earning All-American honors (2009-2013). The impressive accolades do not end there, as she was also recognized for her academic achievements. She was named four times to the SUNYAC All-Academic team and was also nominee for Scholar Athlete of the Year in 2012. 2
National Collegiate Gymnastics Association The College at Brockport women’s gymnastics team is a member of the National Collegiate Gymnastics Association and competes in the Eastern College Athletic Conference. Arguably one of the most successful programs at Brockport, the women’s gymnastics team has developed over 66 All-Americans and seven national champions since 2004. Under head coach John Feeney, Brockport has captured the national title five times since he joined the staff in the summer of 1999. The team is consistently a top finisher on the national championship stage most recently finishing second in the 2016 competition hosted by Brockport. In that meet freshman Candis Kowalik capture individual national champion honors on the balance beam and numerous student-athletes were named as All-Americans. Brockport has established itself as a destination school for gymnastic competition – girls from across the country travel just to don the green and gold and become a part of the successful and dominant program that is Brockport women’s gymnastics.
Athletic Training Room Six full-time staff members with Athletic Training Certifications offer 90 combined years of experience in athletic training. The team provides comprehensive care to our student-athletes through the use of the latest technology in therapeutic modalities as well as innovative functional assessment and rehabilitation techniques. Our Athletic Training Room provides student-athletes the benefit of high quality rehabilitation and physical training equipment. The facility has five taping tables, 13 treatment tables, three exercise bikes, one elliptical machine, one stair climber as well as a whirlpool machine. 9
Bill Steele Athletic Performance Weight Room It’s not a fitness center. It’s an athletic performance training facility, where Golden Eagle athletes prepare for their competitors through a state-of-the-art strength and conditioning program. Athletes will be able to push their bodies to maximize their athletic talents using the College’s high-speed treadmills, TRX trainers, kettlebells, inlaid Olympic platforms, free-motion functional trainers, VertiMax platforms, Elitefts Colligate power racks, speed and power sleds, an Ariel Computerized Exercise System (ACES) machine, and much more. All of our athletes train under the watch of experienced instructors.
the SERC Opened in 2012, the Special Events Recreation Center, a state-of-the-art facility, is a 138,000 square foot three-story building that serves as the home for Campus Recreation and the Golden Eagle Track and Field Program. In addition to serving as a venue for major campus events, the SERC—which consists of a dynamic fitness center and the impressive Field House—equips students with all the tools necessary to stay physically fit. Whether you’re interested in weight lifting, cardio, taking a Zumba class, working with a personal trainer or going for a run on the track, the SERC can help you reach all your fitness goals.
Residence Halls Living on campus at Brockport means more than just a place to sleep. The college residential experience serves as the foundation for developing friendships that last a lifetime. Our vibrant and safe living-learning environment helps students become successful members of our campus community. A resident director (RD) and a staff resident assistant (RA) provide leadership for each residence hall community. RDs and RAs are excellent sources of information and will help students make decisions, support students in developing responsibility and concern for others, and assist in acquiring a plan for academic success.
Dining Halls Students have many options when it comes to dining and meal plans. The Collegeâ€™s dining services are regularly ranked high within the SUNY system. Meal plans are designed to provide variety, flexibility and plenty of healthy dining options. Our diversified menus include vegan, vegetarian, and ethnic entrees, allowing students to enjoy their favorite foods and expand their palates. The two main dining halls, Brockway and Harrison, feature a wide selection of food stations and made-to-order choices. In addition to the two main dining halls, there are a number of cafĂŠs, late-night spots, and retail locations that offer a variety of meal options throughout the day.
Drake Memorial Library Drake Memorial Library houses nearly a half million items, plus online databases, research guides, the College Archives and more. It includes multiple computer labs and meeting/study rooms, enhancing the learning experience with audio, video, graphic, and web-based content. The library provides opportunities for 3D printing/scanning in the Makerspace and has a variety of tech tools available for loan. Librarians offer in-person as well as online research assistance and consultation. And, if you need a little caffeine for your study session, the Aerie CafĂŠ provides coffee and a varying menu to satisfy your cravings.
John Feeney Head Coach 350 New Campus Drive Brockport, NY 14420 (585) 395-5867 email@example.com
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