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Help us congratulate Coach Teresa as she receives the Dr Pepper Go Teach Scholarship! Coach is the representative for the University of Florida. There are approximately 40 large schools who each have one representative. We are all proud and hope everyone can help in congratulating Teresa! To learn more follow the link below!   https://floridagators.com/news/2020/12/18/softball-swertfager-receives-go-teach-dr-pepper-tuition-award.aspx 

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We have had the pleasure of being surrounding by the Pelaccio’s for many years at Downstate! All 3 sisters: Kristina, Jessica and Lindsay as well as their father Kurt who is currently a coach with the 15 National Team. Click here to read about the journey that all 3 sisters blazed through SUNY Oneonta after playing with…

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Delgado Reyes enters his ninth season with the Mustangs women’s volleyball program heading into the 2019 season. Coach Delgado Reyes has been one Puerto Rico’s most revered volleyball coaches. Along with his impressive track record of success, Coach Delgado Reyes emphasizes a strong work ethic and commitment to excellence both on and off the court. Delgado Reyes joined Monroe…

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Maribeth has been coaching volleyball for 12 years, and has played on many competitive volleyball teams throughout high school and college. After graduating from her undergrad, Maribeth became the assistant coach at Mount Saint Mary college until May 2019. During her time coaching at the moun   t, she completed a masters degree in sport…

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Iris Bromfield played one year of high school volleyball and four years at Herbert Lehman College, where she graduated with bachelors in Physical Education and a Master in Health Education. She was the head coach for Boys and Girls Volleyball at John F Kennedy High School for 23 years, during which time they combined to play in 11 PSAL Championships…

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COACH JOHANN comes to downstate after two seasons as an assistant at Cornell University. In his two seasons with the Big Red, Johann helped the team to a pair of third place finishes in the Ivy League. Cornell amassed a 14-10 overall and 9-5 conference record in 2018, building on this in 2019 and finishing…

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COACH JACKIE was a player at Downstate her senior year at North Rockland High School in 2002.  She returned as a coach with Downstate in 2012. Coach Jackie had a stellar playing career and was one of the most prolific offensive threats in NCAA history. A three-time American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Honorable Mention All-American, she amassed…

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Daniela Castro is currently a Physical Education teacher and certified Health teacher. Aside from teaching, Daniela Castro has been coaching a wide variety of sports since 2012.  She started her volleyball coaching career at Walter Panas High School in 2012 as the varsity assistant. In 2012, Walter Panas advanced to the state final four for…

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Samantha Gutmann has been coaching at Downstate since 2014. She has assisted on 13 white, 13 black, 15 black, and 18 black. She has also been the Varsity volleyball coach at Suffern High School in Suffern, New York since 2015. When not in the gym, she teaches 5th grade in New City, NY.

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 Ashley has been coaching volleyball for 13 years, starting at Haldane for the first eight years winning three state titles and has been at Panas for the last five years.  Ashley has been at Downstate since 2015, started as an assistant on 13,14, & 15 Black, then the head coach of 14 black and currently…

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Rick has successfully trained youth sports since 2000, when he became a Brazilian Martial Artist (Capoeira) instructor taking over classes in Yonkers and Queens, training kids ranging from 8 – 17 years old as well as many adults. Rick took the role of soccer coach in 2012, quickly becoming highly engaged, training coaches and referees…

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