Salem Welcomes New Coach for Basketball, Cross Country, Track
Posted on Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Britni Mohney has been hired as the new head basketball, cross country, and track coach at Salem College. She will take over a basketball program that won the Great South Athletic Conference Tournament last season, and a strong running program at Salem. She has a history of playing and coaching at three NCAA Division III schools.
“I am elated to have the opportunity to help pioneer these young adults on the court, in the field, in the classroom, and in the community,” Mohney said.
Salem went 21-5 last season and won both the GSAC Regular Season and Tournament titles. The basketball team advanced to the NCAA Division III Tournament for the first time in the program’s history. They retain a large portion of the team, and there are several first-years that will provide valuable minutes. The track and field and cross country teams both had successful 2013-2014 seasons, setting several school records.
Mohney adds that her goal will be to continue the success of the basketball, cross country, and track and field programs, while maintaining the tradition of high standards for Salem teams and competitors. “It is truly an honor to begin my journey with Salem College and I look forward to working with the students, faculty, and staff to make this opportunity a success.”
Mohney comes to Salem from Keuka College in New York. At Keuka, she was the assistant women’s basketball coach and the cross country coach for both men and women Her duties for the two teams included scouting, recruiting, scheduling, and practice planning. Prior to Keuka, Mohney was the graduate assistant basketball coach at Utica College in New York, where she also received her Masters of Business Administration in Economic Crime and Fraud Management.
“We are excited to welcome Coach Mohney to Salem College and the athletic coaching staff,” says Melissa Barrett, Director of Athletics. “She brings experience as both a Division III coach and player and will be an excellent leader for all three programs.”
Published on August 13, 2014
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