Staff Directory

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Don Faulstick

Director of Athletics

413-542-8266 drfaulstick@amherst.edu
Christine Almeida

Executive Assistant to the Director of Athletics

413-542-2275 calmeida@amherst.edu
David Hixon '75

Senior Associate Athletics Director

413-542-2069 ddhixon@amherst.edu
Gregg DiNardo '01

Associate Athletic Director

413-542-5630 gdinardo@amherst.edu
Billy McBride

Assistant Athletic Director, Diversity & Inclusion/Director of Club Sports/Senior Coach

413-542-7947 btmcbride@amherst.edu
Maria Rello

Director of Sports Medicine/SWA

413-542-8467 mnrello@amherst.edu
Kelly Mannix

Business Manager

413-542-2276 kmannix@amherst.edu
Peter Robson

Physical Education Coordinator

413-542-5757 phrobson@amherst.edu
Chris Boyko

Head Strength and Conditioning Coach

413-542-2903 cboyko@amherst.edu
Justin Serpone

Director of Amherst LEADS/Men's Soccer Coach

413-542-2956 jserpone@amherst.edu
Jen Hughes

Assistant Athletic Director/Women's Soccer Coach

413-542-2362 jhughes@amherst.edu
Catherine Sanderson

Faculty Athletic Representative

413-542-2438 casanderson@amherst.edu
Helen Vassallo

Office Assistant

413-542-5476 hmvassallo@amherst.edu
Michelle Morgan

Professor of Physical Education

413-542-5772 mcmorgan@amherst.edu
Christain Caban

Assitant to Athletic Director/Assistant Athletic Trainer

ccaban@amherst.edu

Amherst LEADS

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Justin Serpone

Director of Amherst LEADS

413-542-2956 jserpone@amherst.edu
Alice Efland

Program Coordinator

413-542-5633 aefland@amherst.edu
Tess Weafer

Program Coordinator

413-542-5632 tweafer@amherst.edu
Eddie Effinger '12

Program Assistant

eeffinger12@amherst.edu
Gregg DiNardo '01

Committee Member

413-542-5630 gdinardo@amherst.edu
Carol Knerr

Committee Member

413-542-8376 crknerr@amherst.edu
Jon Thompson

Committee Member

413-542-2113 jthompson@amherst.edu

Athletic Communications

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Craig Kaufman

Director of Athletic Communications

413-542-2390 ckaufman@amherst.edu
Melissa Martin

Assistant Director of Athletic Communications

413-542-2344 mmartin15@amherst.edu

Sports Medicine

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Maria Rello

Director of Sports Medicine/SWA

413-542-8467 mnrello@amherst.edu
Mark Klingensmith

Associate Athletic Trainer

413-542-8472 mtklingensmi@amherst.edu
Kathy Jekanowski

Assistant Athletic Trainer

413-542-5284 kjekanowski@amherst.edu
Matthew Cook

Assistant Athletic Trainer

413-542-5303 mcook@amherst.edu
Evan Ostrowski

Assistant Athletic Trainer

413-542-5736 eostrowski@amherst.edu
Andrea Sulavik

Assistant Athletic Trainer

413-542-5713 asulavik@amherst.edu
Christain Caban

Assitant to Athletic Director/Assistant Athletic Trainer

ccaban@amherst.edu

Equipment Room

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Dale Gurek

Equipment Manager

413-542-2530 dgurek@amherst.edu
Randy Valdez

Assistant Equipment Manager

413-542-5076 rvaldez@amherst.edu

Baseball

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Brian Hamm

Head Coach

413-542-5089 bhamm@amherst.edu
Jordan Tabakman

Pitching Coach / Recruiting Coordinator

413-542-2284 jtabakman@amherst.edu
Joe Espinosa

Assistant Coach / Infield Coach

413-542-2284 jespinosa@amherst.edu
Bill Thurston

Special Advisor

413-542-2284
Dave Cunningham '16

Assistant Coach

dcunningham16@amherst.edu
Chris Boyko

Strength & Conditioning Coach

Men's Basketball

Name Title Phone E-Mail
David Hixon '75

Head Coach

413-542-2069 ddhixon@amherst.edu
Aaron Toomey '14

Assistant Coach

413-542-2069 atoomey14@amherst.edu
Adam Hutchinson '93

Assistant Coach

413-542-2069 ahutchinson93@amherst.edu

Women's Basketball

Name Title Phone E-Mail
G.P. Gromacki

Head Coach

413-542-8557 ggromacki@amherst.edu
Victoria Stewart

Assistant Coach

413-542-2962 vstewart@amherst.edu

Men's Cross Country/Track & Field

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Stephen Rubin

Men's Head Coach

413-542-8117 strubin@amherst.edu
Danny Feldman

Assistant Coach

413-542-2963 dafeldman@amherst.edu
Victoria Jusme

Assistant Coach

413-542-5492 vjusme@amherst.edu

Women's Cross Country/Track & Field

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Cassie Funke-Harris

Head Coach

413-542-5547 cfunkeharris@amherst.edu
Victoria Jusme

Assistant Coach

413-542-5492 vjusme@amherst.edu
Chris Boyko

Head Strength and Conditioning Coach

413-542-2903 cboyko@amherst.edu
Ashley Carter

Faculty Liaison

Field Hockey

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Carol Knerr

Head Coach

413-542-8376 crknerr@amherst.edu
Madeline Tank '15

Assistant Coach

413-542-5186 mtank15@amherst.edu
Maggie Waxter

Assistant Coach

413-542-5186 mwaxter@amherst.edu
Emily Horwitz '17

Assistant Coach / Hitchcock Fellow

ehorwitz17@amherst.edu

Football

Name Title Phone E-Mail
E.J. Mills

Head Coach

413-542-8197 ejmills@amherst.edu
Matt Ballard

Offensive Coordinator/Offensive Line

413-542-2575 mballard@amherst.edu
Luke Bussard

Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers

413-542-5143 jbussard@amherst.edu
Eddy Augustin

Special Teams Coordinator/Defensive Line

413-542-5357 eaugustin@amherst.edu
Adam Banks

Quarterbacks, Pass Game/Recruiting Coordinator

413-542-5337 tbanks@amherst.edu
Mitchell Thompson

Wide Receivers / Social Media Coordinator

mcthompson@amherst.edu
Marquise Watson

Running Backs

mwatson@amherst.edu
Owen Watrous

Defensive Assistant

owatrous@amherst.edu

Men's Golf

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Jack Arena '83

Head Coach

413-542-7950 jaarena@amherst.edu
E.J. Mills

Assistant Coach

413-542-8197 ejmills@amherst.edu

Women's Golf

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Elizabeth Davis

Head Coach

413-542-2554 emdavis@amherst.edu

Men's Ice Hockey

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Jack Arena '83

Head Coach

413-542-7950 jaarena@amherst.edu
Mike McLaughlin

Assistant Coach

Eddie Effinger '12

Assistant Coach

eeffinger12@amherst.edu

Women's Ice Hockey

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Jeff Matthews

Head Coach

413-542-2219 jmatthews@amherst.edu
Katie Zimmerman

Assistant Coach

413-542-2211 kzimmerman@amherst.edu
Madeline Tank '15

Assistant Coach

mtank15@amherst.edu
Chris Boyko

Head Strength and Conditioning Coach

413-542-2903 cboyko@amherst.edu

Men's Lacrosse

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Jon Thompson

Head Coach

413-542-2113 jthompson@amherst.edu
Quinn Moroney '16

Assistant Coach

413-542-2986 qmoroney16@amherst.edu
Dan Annino '16

Assistant Coach

dannino16@amherst.edu
Chris Boyko

Strength & Conditioning Coach

413-542-2903 cboyko@amherst.edu
Matthew Schulkind

Faculty Liaison

mdschulkind@amherst.edu

Women's Lacrosse

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Christine Paradis

Head Coach

413-542-8136 cyparadis@amherst.edu
Natalie Moore

Assistant Coach and Recruiting Coordinator

413-542-5546 njmoore@amherst.edu

Men's Soccer

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Justin Serpone

Head Coach

413-542-2956 jserpone@amherst.edu
Matthew Travis

Assistant Coach

mtravis@amherst.edu
Derek Shea

Assistant Coach

413-542-5358
Stuart McKenzie '16

Assistant Coach

Jeff Huffman

Assistant Coach

Women's Soccer

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Jen Hughes

Head Coach

413-542-2362 jhughes@amherst.edu
Jeannette Boudway

Assistant Coach

jboudway@amherst.edu
Walker Boyd

Assistant Coach

413-542-2274 cboyd@amherst.edu

Softball

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Jessica Johnson

Head Coach

413-542-5378 jjohnson@amherst.edu
Julie Bolduc

Assistant Coach

413-542-2151 jbolduc@amherst.edu
Judy Frank

Faculty Liaison

Eliza J. Clark Folger Professor of English

Men's Squash

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Peter Robson

Head Coach

413-542-5757 phrobson@amherst.edu
Graham Gal

Assistant Coach

ggal@amherst.edu
Stuart Crawford

Assistant Coach

scrawford@amherst.edu

Women's Squash

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Peter Robson

Head Coach

413-542-5757 phrobson@amherst.edu
Graham Gal

Assistant Coach

ggal@amherst.edu
Stuart Crawford

Assistant Coach

scrawford@amherst.edu

Men's Swimming & Diving

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Nick Nichols

Head Swimming Coach

413-542-2366 nnichols@amherst.edu
Cody Cupit

Assistant Swimming Coach

413-542-8196 ccupit@amherst.edu
Kai Robinson '09

Assistant Diving Coach

Women's Swimming & Diving

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Nick Nichols

Head Swimming Coach

413-542-2366 nnichols@amherst.edu
Cody Cupit

Assistant Swimming Coach

413-542-8196 ccupit@amherst.edu
Kai Robinson '09

Assistant Diving Coach

Men's Tennis

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Todd Doebler

Head Coach

413-542-8559 tdoebler@amherst.edu
Noah Sprinkel

Assistant Coach

413-542-2553 nsprinkel@amherst.edu

Women's Tennis

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Jackie Bagwell

Head Coach

413-542-2316 jkbagwell@amherst.edu
Sue Ghosh

Assistant Coach

sghosh16@amherst.edu

Women's Volleyball

Name Title Phone E-Mail
Sue Everden

Head Coach

413-542-7939 sjeverden@amherst.edu
Roxann Link

Assistant Coach

Brandon Lockwood '18

Assistant Coach