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Athletics Staff Directory

Office Information

Location: McDonough Sports Complex, Room 219
Phone: (518) 629-7328
Fax: (518) 629-4855
Email: athletics@hvcc.edu

To better serve you, we recommend that student-athletes contact their designated coach for an appointment prior to coming for a campus visit to meet with him/her. 
Select the appropriate coach below to view contact information.

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Justin Hoyt
Director of Athletics
(518) 629-7328 j.hoyt@hvcc.edu
Adam Sopris
Assistant Director of Athletics/Sports Information Director
(518) 629-7898 a.sopris@hvcc.edu
Tim Wilson
Assistant Director of Athletic Programs
(518) 629-7815 t.wilson@hvcc.edu
Christina Kelly
Supervisor of Athletic Programs
(518) 629-7327 c.kelly@hvcc.edu
Keith Thomas
Athletic Trainer
(518) 629-7373 k.thomas@hvcc.edu
Stephanie Clarke
Athletic Department Secretary
(518) 629-7328 s.clarke@hvcc.edu

Baseball

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Jabin Weaver
Head Coach
(518) 629-7328 j.weaver2@hvcc.edu
Adam Cutspec
Assistant Coach
a.cutspec@hvcc.edu
John Ripepi Jr.
Assistant Coach
j.ripepijr@hvcc.edu
Shaun Fisher
Assistant Coach
s.fisher1@hvcc.edu

Football

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Michael Muehling
Head Coach
(518) 629-7196 m.muehling@hvcc.edu
Brad Sullivan
Offensive Coordinator
b.sullivan@hvcc.edu
Jesse Fulger
Running Backs Coach
j.fulger@hvcc.edu
Don Hogan
Defensive Assistant
d.hogan@hvcc.edu
Brian Lewis
Wide Receivers Coach
b.lewis2@hvcc.edu
Robert VanHoesen
Linebackers Coach/Recruiting Coordinator
r.vanhoesen@hvcc.edu
Travis Wood
Defensive Backs Coach

Men's Basketball

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Mike Long
Head Coach
(518) 629-7328 m.long@hvcc.edu
Ed Pierce
Assistant Coach
e.pierce@hvcc.edu
Phil Sellers
Assistant Coach
p.sellers@hvcc.edu

Men's Bowling

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Kristina Jenkins
Head Coach
(518) 629-7328 k.jenkins@hvcc.edu
Catherine Bell
Assistant Coach
c.bell@hvcc.edu

Men's Golf

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Alyssa Ruggiero
Head Coach
(518) 629-7328 a.ruggiero@hvcc.edu
Daniel Honovic
Assistant Coach
d.honovic@hvcc.edu

Men's Lacrosse

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Matt Johnson
Head Coach
(518) 894-6269 m.johnson1@hvcc.edu
Christopher Joyce
Assistant Coach
c.joyce@hvcc.edu

Men's Soccer

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Travis Cooke
Head Coach
(518) 629-7328 t.cooke@hvcc.edu

Men's Track & Field

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Jeffrey York
Track and Field Head Coach
(518) 629-7328 j.york@hvcc.edu
James Bowles
Assistant Coach
(518) 275-7028 j.bowles@hvcc.edu
Ricky Parker
Assistant Coach
r.parker@hvcc.edu
Erik Smith
Assistant Coach
e.smith@hvcc.edu

Men's Cross Country

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Sarah Popovics
Head Coach
(518) 629-7328 s.popovics@hvcc.edu
James Bowles
Assistant Coach
(518) 275-7028 j.bowles@hvcc.edu

Softball

Name Title Phone E-Mail
George Rafferty
Head Coach
(518) 629-7328 g.rafferty@hvcc.edu
Courtney Brinkman
Assistant Coach
(518) 629-7328 c.brinkman@hvcc.edu
Runie Mensche
Assistant Coach
r.mensche@hvcc.edu

Women's Basketball

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Robert Coleman
Head Coach
(518) 629-7328 r.coleman@hvcc.edu
Jacquelin Hotaling
Assistant Coach
j.hotaling1@hvcc.edu
Jaclyn Welch
Assistant Coach/Recruiting Coordinator
j.welch@hvcc.edu

Women's Bowling

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Kristina Jenkins
Head Coach
(518) 629-7328 k.jenkins@hvcc.edu
Catherine Bell
Assistant Coach
c.bell@hvcc.edu

Women's Golf

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Alyssa Ruggiero
Head Coach
(518) 629-7328 a.ruggiero@hvcc.edu
Daniel Honovic
Assistant Coach
d.honovic@hvcc.edu

Women's Soccer

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Jay Pokines
Head Coach
(518) 629-7328 j.pokines@hvcc.edu
Laurel Kurashige
Assistant Coach
l.kurashige@hvcc.edu

Women's Tennis

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Denise Potenza (518) 629-7328 d.potenza@hvcc.edu

Women's Track & Field

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Jeffrey York
Track and Field Head Coach
(518) 629-7328 j.york@hvcc.edu
James Bowles
Assistant Coach
(518) 275-7028 j.bowles@hvcc.edu
Ricky Parker
Assistant Coach
r.parker@hvcc.edu
Erik Smith
Assistant Coach
e.smith@hvcc.edu

Women's Volleyball

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Kelsey Wilson
Head Coach
(518) 629-7328 k.wilson@hvcc.edu

Women's Cross Country

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Sarah Popovics
Head Coach
(518) 629-7328 s.popovics@hvcc.edu
James Bowles
Assistant Coach
(518) 275-7028 j.bowles@hvcc.edu