PR #9 August 13, 2007
RVCC APPOINTS MEN?S SOCCER COACH
Evan Brosniak, who was named ?Coach of the Year? in 2004 by the Courier News, has been named Men?s Soccer Head Coach at Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) in North Branch.
Brosniak, a resident of Franklin Township (Somerset County), takes over the RVCC program after a six-year stint with Bound Brook High School, where he served four seasons as the Head Coach and two seasons as the Assistant Coach. He guided the Men?s Varsity Soccer Team to the Central New Jersey Group 1 State Championship, the first-ever in Bound Brook?s history. He was also named the ?Somerset County Coach of the Year? by the Star-Ledger.
As a soccer player Brosniak has trained and played throughout Europe. In 1993 he helped his team win the State Championship at North Brunswick Township High School, the first in the school?s history. He was named to the North Brunswick Hall of Fame in 2003.
Brosniak played soccer at Division III Curry College in 1994 and finished his college career the following year in the Big East Conference at Syracuse University.
Brosniak holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Selective Studies in Education from Syracuse University. He teaches physical education, health and driver?s education at Bound Brook High School.
An assistant coach for ODP (Olympic Development Program), Brosniak is actively involved with the organization and identifies student athletes who display the talents to complete on the ODP level.
His accreditations include the National Soccer Coaches Association of America National Diploma, a United States Soccer Federation License and an English FA License.
Soccer is just one of six intercollegiate sports available at RVCC. The College also offers teams in Men?s and Women?s Basketball, Men?s Baseball, Women?s Softball and Golf (Co-ed). The teams compete against other two-year schools within the Garden State Athletic Conference (GSAC) and Division III schools as part of the National Junior College Athletic Association.
Intercollegiate sports are eligible for post-season play in conference, regional and national competition. Opponents within New Jersey include Middlesex and Union County Colleges. Those participating on intercollegiate teams must be full-time students (taking at least 12 credits) at the College.
RVCC also offers a variety of intramural programs in various sports. These sports are open to all members of the RVCC community, including students, faculty and staff.
For information about athletic teams, contact RVCC?s Student Life Office, 908-218-8868, or Executive Director of Student Life and Civic Engagement Mary Sullivan, 908-526-1200, ext. 8318. Students may also stop by the Student Life Office, located on the first floor of RVCC?s College Center.
RVCC, located on Route 28 and Lamington Road in North Branch, NJ, and serving Somerset and Hunterdon County residents for close to 40 years, offers more than 80 associate degrees and certificates. In addition, customized training programs and non-credit courses are available for those seeking personal and professional development.
The College is committed to offering a quality and affordable education through effective teaching, liaisons with the community?s businesses and state-of-the-art technology. For further information, visit www.raritanval.edu .