Irish Dance Meets Athletics for Beautiful Play
Mar14

Irish Dance Meets Athletics for Beautiful Play

Competitive footwork on stage has helped midfielder Caitie Cunningham ’19 on the pitch. Caitie Cunningham ’19 knows a little something about fancy footwork. Her friends have seen her exploits in a Geneseo Knights soccer jersey, but there’s another uniform that’s influenced her on and off the pitch.  It doesn’t take a lot of imagination to realize that soccer and Irish dance may have a lot common, and Cunningham’s aptitude shows...

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It’s All in the Numbers
Mar14

It’s All in the Numbers

Data can help athletes of all levels achieve their goals. Geneseo’s award-winning swimming and diving coach gets us started. If you take a look at Geneseo swimming and diving Head Coach Paul Dotterweich’s resumé since taking over the program in 2000, a couple of numbers jump off the page:  32: The number of SUNYAC Championships his teams have won.  18: The times he has been voted SUNYAC Coach of the Year.  What is the secret to...

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Make the Most of a Run
Dec13

Make the Most of a Run

A triathlete shares how to choose a best route, whether you’re jogging from home or traveling. Twice a week, Graham Bailey ’88 hits the road at 5 a.m. to run six to eight miles around his neighborhood in Riverside, Conn. By 7:45 a.m., he’s at his desk at Citigroup Global Markets in Manhattan. On the weekends, he’ll log 10 to 13 miles on a route that parallels the coast of Long Island Sound. With a goal of hitting a pace of eight to...

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Three Decades Later, Geneseo Still Inspires
Dec12

Three Decades Later, Geneseo Still Inspires

Mike Mooney started his career coaching soccer in 1985 and figured it would be a short stay. He remains a fixture behind one of the top Division 3 athletic departments in the country. Mike Mooney planned to get his soccer coaching career off the ground at Geneseo and move on. Thirty-three years later, he’s mentored countless student-athletes and coaches while transforming the Knights into one of the premier programs in Division III...

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Don’t Get Sidelined
Aug15

Don’t Get Sidelined

Geneseo’s head trainer tells us how to be prepared for play at any age. VIDEO: Meet Sue Chichester and learn how she prepares for bicycling. Nearly 450 student-athletes compete as part of the Geneseo Intercollegiate Athletic Department. This year, they won a total of 13 SUNY titles. Head Athletic Trainer Angelo Zegarelli ensures they are competing at peak performance. With over 20 years of experience, he knows his way around sports...

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Sparking a New Generation of Knights
Aug15

Sparking a New Generation of Knights

Coaches, who themselves were stand-out student-athletes at Geneseo, know their athletes will fit in here.  Sustaining success isn’t always easy, but an important component of Geneseo’s run of athletic accomplishments are our former athletes who assist the next generation of Knight athletes. Their own experiences playing on teams at Geneseo have inspired them to recommend the Knights to their own stand-out student-athletes. Joe Zera...

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