Mighty Oaks Welcome New Men's Basketball Coach John D'Antonio comes to ESF from Groton High School post9/25/2018SHARE:
John D'Antonio was named the second head coach in the history of ESF's men's basketball program.
For the last five years, D'Antonio coached varsity basketball at Groton High School. While at Groton, he helped build the program making it as high as number nine in Class C state rankings in during the 2016-17 season.
During the summers he volunteers at several local collegiate and high school basketball camps and attends a variety of coaching clinics.
D'Antonio received his bachelors in elementary education and masters in environmental education, both from SUNY Cortland. He was a part of the Cortland men's basketball program from 1995-97 where they were the first team in school's history to reach the Division III NCAA tournament.
"I am unbelievably excited for this opportunity to coach basketball for ESF," said D'Antonio. "Basketball is a passion of mine and coaching at the college level has been a dream. It's great to be a Mighty Oak!"
"We are very excited to have John join the athletics staff," said Director of Athletics Dan Ramin. "His passion for the sport, the environment and student-athlete success make him a great fit for our program. John's experience with education and community service projects will be a great asset to our campus community."
D'Antonio resides with his wife and daughter in Preble, New York.
Recent ESF News
- On the Land, One-quarter of Vertebrates Die Because of Humans
- Fulbright Scholar Picks ESF for Study of Genetic Engineering Technique
- ESF Launches Its First Online Bachelor’s Degree
- ESF Power Plant Saves Money and Reduces Carbon Footprint
- ESF Students Return to PR to Help with Continuing Relief Efforts
- ESF Student Participates in SEA Semester Program
- Studies: Transgenic American Chestnut Trees Show No Ill Effects on Seeds, Fungi or Larval Frogs
- Advice to Graduates: Live with Heart, Kindness, Passion
- ESF to Celebrate December Commencement
- ESF Students Ride to Ribbons in Horse Show
- Kimmerer Portrait Featured in 'Americans Who Tell the Truth' Display
- ‘Old-Fashioned Fieldwork’ Puts New Frog Species on the Map
- ESF Participates in Remembrance for Lost Species
- Mighty Oaks Soccer Teams End Season at USCAA Championships
- Women's Cross Country Team Wins National Championship
Communications & Marketing
122 Bray Hall
1 Forestry Drive
Syracuse, NY 13210