The Huntington fencing team featured many talented athletes. (Darin Reed photo.)

Winter Sports Season Coaching Staff Set

The Huntington fencing team featured many talented athletes. (Darin Reed photo.)

November 6, 2018

The winter sports season officially kicked off at J. Taylor Finley Middle School this week. Huntington High School’s winter teams will soon be practicing as well.

The winter season coaching staff is in place. Many coaches have already held one or more team meetings with student-athletes who are interested in participating. Students must sign-up with the school nurse, submit a parent permission form and health history summary and have a current physical exam.

The following coaches have been appointed by the Huntington School Board for the winter season:

Boys’ Basketball: Brian Carey (varsity head coach), Kevin Thorbourne (varsity assistant), Patrick Reilly (junior varsity), Tim Madden (Finley-White) and Alex Nelson (Finley-Blue)

Girls’ Basketball: Mike Kaplan (varsity head coach), Marissa Bergmann (varsity assistant), Shea Scully (JV), Tim Madden (Finley-White), Alex Nelson (Finley-Blue)

Boys’ & Girls’ Fencing: Michele O’Brien (varsity head coach), Vin O’Garra (varsity assistant), John Ferraiola (varsity assistant)

Boys’ Swimming: Meg McConnell (varsity head coach)

Boys’ Indoor Track & Field: Ronald Wilson (varsity head coach), Eli Acosta (varsity assistant)

Girls’ Indoor Track & Field: Mark Jackson (varsity head coach), Eddie Santos (varsity assistant)

Wrestling: Lou R. Giani (varsity head coach), Kieran Mock (varsity assistant), Omar Santiago (varsity assistant), David Bergmann (varsity assistant), Michael Marinello (Finley head coach), Travis Smith (Finley assistant coach)

Finley Girls’ Volleyball: Carrie Postel (head coach)

Contact Director of Athletics Georgia D. McCarthy ([email protected]) for more information about the Huntington UFSD athletic program.

Huntington  guard Holly Wright. (Darin Reed photo.)
Huntington guard Holly Wright. (Darin Reed photo.)
Huntington's Robbie Smith wins another match last winter.
Huntington's Robbie Smith wins another match last winter.