|Gay, Nicoletti named assistant athletic directors
RELEASED: April 25, 2002
DANVILLE, KY-Jamey Gay and Gina Nicoletti have been named assistant athletic directors at Centre College. Gay will work in the area of student services, which will include fitness, recreation and intramurals while Nicoletti will work directly with new Athletic Director Brian Chafin.
Nicoletti will continue her position as head women's soccer coach and Gay
will continue as the head trainer for Centre athletics.
In 1992 Nicoletti was hired as the head women's soccer and tennis coach. In her nine years at the helm of the soccer program, Nicoletti has compiled a record of 89-73-9. She has led the Colonels to five top-10 Region rankings, has had 13 All-Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference players, and four All-Region players. In 1999, upon the retirement of Kitty Baird, Nicoletti was promoted to the position of Senior Woman Administrator and was relieved of her tennis coaching duties.
Prior to her arrival at Centre, Nicoletti was the assistant soccer coach at Ithaca College (N.Y.) and at Elon College (N.C.) where she is a former
All-American player. She holds a B.S. degree in Physical Education from Elon and a M.S. degree in Exercise Science from Ithaca.
In addition to her head coaching responsibilities, Nicoletti's duties include: Director of Girls and Women in Sports Day, coordinator of athletic awards and honors, administrator for the Dance and Cheerleading teams, Chair of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, instructor in the Health and Human Performance Program, and Director of the Centre College Girls Soccer Camp.
"I have worked with Gina for 10 years and in that time she has displayed an organized, hard working attitude. Gina is very loyal to Centre and our athletic department. I will count on Gina heavily as we move forward in Centre athletics."
Since 1999 Gay has served the community as a member of the Danville City Commission. He also served as the director of medical services for the Bluegrass State Games.
Gay received his bachelor's degree from the University of Kentucky in health and physical education and his master's degree from the University of Virginia in athletic training.
"I am very pleased that Jamey Gay will join our athletic administration staff. He has a diverse and healthy background at Centre College. I've worked very closely with Jamey the past 13 years and feel extremely comfortable with him on my team," Chafin said.
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