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Jeff Long, head coach of the mens lacrosse team and former assistant coach for the womens soccer team, announced his retirement June 1 after serving the program for 36 seasons.

Men’s lacrosse coach reaches 350 career wins at IC

By Liam Shields, Contributing Writer March 29, 2022
Jeff Long, Ithaca College men’s lacrosse head coach, reached his 350th career win with a 18–10 victory over Birmingham-Southern College on March 15.
From left, Dan Raymond, head coach of the Ithaca College womens basketball team, and volunteer assistant coach Jim Mullins watch a practice in Mullins first season with the team.

Women’s basketball team adds former head coach to staff

By Tommy Mumau, Assistant Sports Editor October 19, 2021
Jim Mullins, longtime men’s basketball head coach, will make his return to the bench this winter, as a volunteer assistant coach on the staff of the women’s team.
Dave Valesente and his father, George 66, after Ithaca Colleges annual game against Wells College on May 5, 2018.

New softball and baseball coaches have history on South Hill

By Lauren White, Assistant Sports Edtior August 28, 2019
Softball head coach Hannah Shalett Quintana played for Ithaca College, and head baseball coach Dave Valesente takes over from his father, George '66.
Mens soccer head coach Patrick Ouckama 05 coaches the team November 6, 2015 at Carp Wood Field in the Empire 8 Semifinal game against Elmira College, finishing the game in a 0–0 tie. He resigned after two years as head coach.

Men’s soccer head coach Patrick Ouckama resigns

By Caitie Ihrig, Sports Editor April 20, 2017
The men's soccer head coach, Patrick Ouckama '05, resigned after two years in the position on April 5.
The mens lacrosse team circles around head coach Jeff Long as he goes over plays during practice on March 20 that would be ran during its game against SUNY Oneonta March 21.

IC men’s lacrosse head coach celebrates milestone

By James Murphy, Staff Writer March 22, 2017
Head men's lacrosse coach Jeff Long has been coaching the Bombers for the past 30 years and achieved his 300th win the first game of the 2017 season.
Head coach Molly Braid practices with the team at the Country of Ithaca. Braid will be resigning at the end of the season.

Golf head coach Molly Braid to resign at end of season

By Caitie Ihrig, Assistant Sports Editor March 7, 2017
After two years as the golf head coach, Molly Braid will be resigning. During her time here, she was Empire 8 Coach of the Year twice.

Dominant IC women’s tennis program deserves more recognition

By Nick Fustor, Columnist August 29, 2016
Bill Austin, Ithaca College head women's tennis coach, has been leading the team for 17 years and has helped them win 11-straight Empire 8 Conference Championships.
Men’s track and field coach earns prestigious award

Men’s track and field coach earns prestigious award

By Haley Costello, Staff Writer March 26, 2013
With 26 seasons in the Ithaca College program, men’s track and field Head Coach Jim Nichols has been awarded his seventh honor and sixth consecutive Empire 8 Coach of the Year Award. This accolade was awarded to Nichols after a successful indoor season, where the Bombers won their first New York State Collegiate Track Conference…
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