The Coaches Section is proud to recognize Dr. Jerome “Jerry

The Coaches Section is proud to recognize Dr. Jerome “Jerry” Casciani as their
2012 Amazing Person. Jerry received a bachelor of science degree in physical
education, health and psychology from Springfield College, a master of education
degree from Pennsylvania State University in physical education and psychology and
a doctorate in motor development from West Virginia University. He is currently an
Associate Professor and Chair Emeritus at SUNY Cortland where he has worked for
the past forty-two years. During his tenure at SUNY Cortland, he served as Chair of
the Physical Education Department, Interim Dean, and he was the Assistant Coach
for lacrosse, wrestling, and football for many years. While coaching lacrosse for
seven seasons, his team was undefeated in SUNY Conference play each year and they
competed in six NCAA Division III National Championship Tournaments. He has
presented at local, state and national level conferences, including organizing and
presenting the first annual "Jerry C's Coaching Colloquium" at the 2011
NYS AHPERD Conference. He was the final author of the bachelor of science in sport
management major curriculum that was accepted by SUNY, he authored the masters
degree graduate coaching pedagogy concentration and the SUNY Cortland e-learning
New York State coaching certification program. Jerry was a contributor to Youth
Sports New York, SUNY Youth Sports Institute and the first statewide training network
for non-school youth coaches and parents. He was honored as the SUNY Conference
Coach of the Year in 1985 and 1986. It is with great pleasure that the Coaches
Section recognizes Dr. Jerome Casciani as their 2012 Amazing Person.